гуща

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic гуща (gušča), from Proto-Slavic *gǫšča, from *gǫstъ (dense) + *-ja.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

гу́ща (gúščaf inan (genitive гу́щи, nominative plural гу́щи, genitive plural гущ)

  1. sediment, (coffee) grounds, (beer) lees, soup the body
    гадать на кофейной гущеgadatʹ na kofejnoj guščeto read the leaves, to make wild guesses (lit: tell fortunes by coffee grounds)
  2. thicket
    в гу́ще леса́
    v gúšče lesá
    in the thick of the forest
  3. thick, centre, middle
    в самую гущу масс
    v samuju gušču mass
    in the very midst of the masses
    в самой гу́ще событий
    v samoj gúšče sobytij
    in the thick of things

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