ябеда

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse embætti (service), compare Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌱𐌰𐌷𐍄𐌹 (andbahti, service, office), Old High German ambahti (position, office).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

я́беда (jábedam anim, f anim, m inan, f inan

  1. tattletale c
  2. (obsolete) slander, snitching f

Declension[edit]

tattletale
slander

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ябеда” in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv