загадочный

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Etymology[edit]

From загадка (zagadka, riddle, enigma), from за- (za-) + гадать (gadatʹ, to divine, to foretell)

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зага́дочный (zagádočnyj)

  1. enigmatic, mysterious
  2. obscure (difficult to understand)
  3. riddlesome

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References[edit]

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