добродушный

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic добродꙋшьнꙑи (dobrodušĭnyi), from добро (dobro, good) + дꙋша (duša, soul) + -ьнꙑи (-ĭnyi), a calque of Ancient Greek εὔψυχος (eúpsukhos). Also, compare with Macedonian добродушен (dobrodušen), Serbo-Croatian добродушан, Czech dobrodušný, Polish dobroduszny.

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Adjective[edit]

доброду́шный (dobrodúšnyj)

  1. good-natured (of or pertaining to a perpetual kind disposition)

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References[edit]

  • Šanskij N. M., editor (1973), “добродушный”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 5, Moscow: Moscow University Press, page 146