дрянь

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Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1731. From дрань (dranʹ), from Proto-Slavic *dьranь, from *dьranъ, past passive participle of *dьrati (to tear, flay).

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  • IPA(key): [drʲænʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

дрянь (drjanʹf inan or f anim (genitive дря́ни, nominative plural дря́ни, genitive plural дря́ней)

  1. (colloquial) rubbish, trash
  2. (figuratively, colloquial, animate) rotter, skunk, dirty dog

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