милостыня

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic милостꙑн҄и (milostynʹi, mercy), from Proto-Slavic *milostyni. Morphologically equivalent to ми́лость (mílostʹ, mercy) +‎ -ыня (-ynja).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmʲiɫəstɨnʲə]

Noun[edit]

ми́лостыня (mílostynjaf inan (genitive ми́лостыни, nominative plural ми́лостыни, genitive plural ми́лостынь)

  1. alms, handout (something given to the poor as charity)

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