бодяга

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Etymology[edit]

From an unclear root + -я́га (-jága).

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Noun[edit]

бодя́га (bodjágaf inan or f anim (genitive бодя́ги, nominative plural бодя́ги, genitive plural бодя́г)

  1. (animate) freshwater sponge
  2. (inanimate) badyaga (folk medicine derived from the freshwater sponge, used for bruises)
  3. (inanimate, criminal slang) diluted, surrogate or fake substance sold as the original, pure substance
  4. (figuratively, colloquial) nonsense; long-winded chatter

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