застарелый

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

за- (za-) +‎ ста́рый (stáryj) +‎ -е́лый (-élyj)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

застаре́лый (zastarélyj)

  1. chronic
  2. inveterate, ingrained

Usage notes[edit]

  • Short forms застаре́л, застаре́ла, застаре́ло, застаре́лы theoretically exist, but are usually avoided due to their similarity to past-tense forms (compare старе́л (starél, he grew old), feminine старе́ла (staréla)).

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