хитрый

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xytrъ. Cognate with Bulgarian хитър (hitǎr, sly), Serbo-Croatian хитар/hitar (hasty), Slovak and Czech chytrý (clever).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

хи́трый (xítryj)

  1. sly, cunning, artful
  2. intricate, involved
    это не хитро — that's simple
    это дело не хитрое — it is very simple; a child could do it
  3. skilful, resourceful

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/.

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