жёсткий

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See also: жесткий

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Old East Slavic жестъ (žestŭ, hard) and Old Church Slavonic жестъ (žestŭ, hard), жестѣти (žestěti, to harden). Also related to жесто́кий (žestókij, cruel).

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жёсткий (žóstkij) (comparative (по)жёстче)

  1. hard, stiff, tough, rigid

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References[edit]

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