ленивый

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic лѣнивꙑи (lěnivyi), from Proto-Slavic *lěnivъ (lazy, sluggish), from *lěniti + *ivъ, from *lěniti, from *lěnь / *lěnjь (laziness) or *lěnъ (lazy, slow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

лени́вый (lenívyj) (comparative лени́вее, superlative са́мый лени́вый or лениве́йший)

  1. lazy (unwilling to work)

Declension[edit]

* Note: The letter "г (g)" in the endings "-ого" / "-его" for the genitive masculine and neuter singular and the accusative masculine animate singular is pronounced /v/, not /g/.

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