жестокий

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic жестокъ (žestokŭ) or жестъкъ (žestŭkŭ). Cognate to жёсткий (žóstkij)

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Adjective[edit]

жесто́кий (žestókij)

  1. cruel
  2. brutal, savage

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “жестокий”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress