благородный

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic благородьнъ (blagorodĭnŭ). Synchronically analyzable as бла́го (blágo, good) +‎ -о- (-o-) +‎ род (rod, birth) +‎ -ный (-nyj).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bləɡɐˈrodnɨj]
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Adjective[edit]

благоро́дный (blagoródnyj) (comparative (по)благоро́днее or (по)благоро́дней, superlative благоро́днейший)

  1. noble, aristocratic (of the nobility, of the high-born class, especially in Russia before 1917)
  2. noble (in spirit), gentle
    благоро́дный посту́покblagoródnyj postúpoknoble act
  3. selfless, generous
  4. exceptional, outstandingly elegant
    благоро́дная красота́blagoródnaja krasotáexceptional beauty
  5. (sciences, figuratively) noble (having some special quality)
    благоро́дный га́зblagoródnyj gáznoble gas, inert gas

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Noun[edit]

благоро́дный (blagoródnyjm anim (genitive благоро́дного, nominative plural благоро́дные, genitive plural благоро́дных, feminine благоро́дная)

  1. noble, aristocrat (member of the nobility, of the high-born class, especially in Russia before 1917)
  2. someone noble in spirit

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