новодевичий

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Etymology[edit]

но́вый (nóvyj, new) +‎ -о- (-o-) +‎ де́вица (dévica, maiden) +‎ -ий (-ij)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nəvɐˈdʲevʲɪt͡ɕɪj]

Adjective[edit]

новоде́вичий (novodévičij)

  1. (relational) Novodevichy (referring to various locations named as such, e.g. Novodevichy Convent, Novodevichy Cemetery; the name originally referred to the convent, and literally means "New Maidens'")

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