беременный

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bermenьnъ; morphologically, from бере́мя (berémja) +‎ -енный (-ennyj). Cognate with Polish brzemienny (burdened), Macedonian бремен (bremen), Bulgarian бременен (bremenen), Serbo-Croatian бремѐнит / Serbo-Croatian bremènit; compare also Czech březí (gravid, pregnant [animals only]).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bʲɪˈrʲemʲɪn(ː)ɨj]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

бере́менный (berémennyj) (abstract noun бере́менность)

  1. pregnant (carrying developing offspring within the body)
  2. (figuratively) filled (with something, usually abstract)
  3. (colloquial, humorous) pregnant (having a profusion of ideas)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Due to the semantics of this word, it is much more frequently found in the feminine.

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