беспринципный

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From бес- (bes-) +‎ при́нцип (príncip) +‎ -ный (-nyj), a calque of German prinzipienlos. First attested in 1870.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bʲɪsprʲɪnˈt͡sɨpnɨj]

Adjective[edit]

беспринци́пный (besprincípnyj)

  1. unprincipled, unscrupulous

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Arapova, N. S. (2000), “беспринципный”, in Kalʹki v russkom jazyke poslepetrovskovo perioda. Opyt slovarja [Calques in Post-Petrine Russian. An Essay of a Dictionary] (in Russian), Moscow: Moscow University Press, page 55