нищий

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See also: ништь

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *niščь.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈnʲiɕːɪj]
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Adjective[edit]

ни́щий (níščij) (comparative (по)нище́е or (по)нище́й)

  1. poor, beggarly, destitute

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Noun[edit]

ни́щий (níščijm anim (genitive ни́щего, nominative plural ни́щие, genitive plural ни́щих)

  1. beggar, pauper

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Further reading[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “нищий”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress