уж

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

уж ()

  1. already (shortened form of уже).
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old East Slavic ꙋжь (užĭ), from Proto-Slavic *ǫžь, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis (snake). Cognates include Latin anguis, Old Prussian angis, Lithuanian angis, Latvian odze, Old High German unc and Old Armenian աւձ (awj).

Noun[edit]

уж (m anim

  1. grass snake (Natrix natrix)
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