ржавый

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic ръжавъ (rŭžavŭ), from Proto-Slavic *rъďavъ, from *rъďa + *-avъ. Equivalent to ржа (rža) +‎ -а́вый (-ávyj).

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ржа́вый (ržávyj)

  1. rusty (affected by rust)

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “ржа”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Andrej Zaliznjak (1985), Ot praslavjanskoj akcentuacii k russkoj, Moscow: Nauka, page 151 (2.25)
  • Šanskij, N. M. (2004), “ржавый”, in Školʹnyj etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [School Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Drofa