досуг

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dɐˈsuk]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

досу́г (dosúgm inan (genitive досу́га, nominative plural досу́ги, genitive plural досу́гов)

  1. free time, leisure, spare time
    • 1970, Надежда Яковлевна Мандельштам (Nadezhda Yakovlevna Mandelstam), Воспоминания, chapter 12, "Иррациональное [The Irrational]", New York: Chekhov Publishing House, page 52; translated as Max Hayward, transl., Hope Against Hope, New York: Atheneum, 1970, page 49:
      За все годы никого́, кро́ме свои́х сотру́дников и подсле́дственных, не ви́дел, рабо́тал днём и но́чью без переды́шки и то́лько по́сле отста́вки име́л досу́г, что́бы поду́мать и осмы́слить происше́дшее, []
      Za vse gody nikovó, króme svoíx sotrúdnikov i podslédstvennyx, ne vídel, rabótal dnjóm i nóčʹju bez peredýški i tólʹko pósle otstávki imél dosúg, štóby podúmatʹ i osmýslitʹ proisšédšeje, []
      During all his years of service he had never seen anybody but his colleagues and the prisoners he interrogated; he had worked day and night without pause and it was only after he was retired that he had the time to stop and think about what had been going on. []

Usage notes[edit]

  • Has a tendency to be used as a singular mass noun, but countable usage that permits pluralization also occurs.

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