ветхий

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic ветъхъ (vetŭxŭ), from Proto-Slavic *vetъxъ (old, ancient).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

ве́тхий (vétxij) (rare/awkward comparative (по)ве́тше)

  1. (dated) ancient, old
  2. old, dilapidated, shabby, ramshackle, decrepit, rickety

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “ветхий”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress