вольнодумец

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Etymology[edit]

From во́льный (vólʹnyj) +‎ -о- (-o-) +‎ ду́мать (dúmatʹ) +‎ -ец (-ec), a calque of German Freidenker. First attested in 1763.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vəlʲnɐˈdumʲɪt͡s]

Noun[edit]

вольноду́мец (volʹnodúmecm anim (genitive вольноду́мца, nominative plural вольноду́мцы, genitive plural вольноду́мцев, feminine вольноду́мка)

  1. (dated) freethinker

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References[edit]

  • Arapova, N. S. (2000), “вольнодумец”, 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 74