простой

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic простъ (prostŭ), from Proto-Slavic *prostъ.

Adjective[edit]

просто́й (prostój) (comparative (по)про́ще, superlative просте́йший)

  1. simple, ordinary
  2. basic
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Etymology 2[edit]

From проста́ивать (prostáivatʹ).

Noun[edit]

просто́й (prostójm inan (genitive просто́я, nominative plural просто́и, genitive plural просто́ев)

  1. standstill, stoppage, idle time, downtime
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Verb[edit]

просто́й (prostój)

  1. second-person singular imperative perfective of простоя́ть (prostojátʹ)