святой

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *svętъ, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwen- (holy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

свято́й (svjatój)

  1. holy, sacred (dedicated to a religious purpose)

Declension[edit]

* Note: The letter "г (g)" in the endings "-ого" / "-его" for the genitive masculine and neuter singular and and accusative masculine animate singular is pronounced as /v/, not /g/.

Noun[edit]

свято́й (svjatójm anim

  1. saint

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