прохиндей

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Per Trubachev, apparently a modification of *прохине́й (*proxinéj), from про- (pro-) + a derivative of хи́нить (xínitʹ, to blaspheme, to scorn, to scold).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [prəxʲɪnʲˈdʲej]

Noun[edit]

прохинде́й (proxindéjm anim (genitive прохинде́я, nominative plural прохинде́и, genitive plural прохинде́ев)

  1. (colloquial) swindler, fraudster, crook, rogue

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