из грязи в князи

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɪz‿ˈɡrʲæzʲɪ ˈf‿knʲæzʲɪ]

Adverb[edit]

из гря́зи в кня́зи (iz grjázi v knjázi)

  1. (chiefly disapprovingly) from rags to riches (literally "from dirt to princedom")
    • выбиться из грязи в князи — to have gone all the way from rags to riches