холостой

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [xəɫɐsˈtoj]

Adjective[edit]

холосто́й (xolostój)

  1. single (not married)
  2. idle (not working)
  3. blank (ballistics)

Noun[edit]

холосто́й (xolostójm anim

  1. unmarried, single, bachelor
  2. (technical) idle, free-running
    холостой ход - idling
  3. blank (bullet)

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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