девичий

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From де́вица (dévica, (obsolete or poetic) maiden) +‎ -ий (-ij); also stressed as деви́ца (devíca) +‎ -ий (-ij).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • де́вичий: IPA(key): [ˈdʲevʲɪt͡ɕɪj]
  • деви́чий: IPA(key): [dʲɪˈvʲit͡ɕɪj] (dated)
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Adjective[edit]

де́вичий or деви́чий (dévičij or devíčij)

  1. girlish
  2. (relational) maiden; maidenly
    де́вичья фами́лияdévičʹja famílijamaiden name
  3. (figuratively) virgin, unblemished

Declension[edit]