вежливый

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic вѣжливои (věžlivoi, experienced, versed), itself from вѣжливои (věžlivoi, knower, competent), from Proto-Slavic *věďa, from *věděti (to know). Compare Old Church Slavonic невѣжда (nevěžda, ignorant). See also -ливый (-livyj).

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

ве́жливый (véžlivyj) (abstract noun ве́жливость)

  1. courteous, civil, polite
  2. (about pronoun "Вы") formal
    Synonyms: учти́вый (učtívyj), воспи́танный (vospítannyj)
    Antonym: неве́жливый (nevéžlivyj)

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