линять

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *linjati.

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линя́ть (linjátʹimpf (perfective полиня́ть or слиня́ть)

  1. to fade, to lose color, to run
    Perfective: полиня́ть (polinjátʹ)
  2. (intransitive) to shed, to cast (skin, fur, feathers), to moult
    Perfective: полиня́ть (polinjátʹ)
  3. (slang) to bolt, to run away
    Perfective: слиня́ть (slinjátʹ)

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