прежде

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic прѣжде (prěžde).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈprʲeʐdʲe]
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

пре́жде (préžde)

  1. previously, before, formerly

Related terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

пре́жде (préžde) (+ genitive case)

  1. before, previously to
    пре́жде всего́préžde vsevófirst of all

References[edit]

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