святой

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *svętъ, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwen- (holy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

свято́й (svjatój) (comparative (по)святе́е or (по)святе́й, superlative святе́йший)

  1. holy, sacred (dedicated to a religious purpose)

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Noun[edit]

свято́й (svjatójm anim (genitive свято́го, nominative plural святы́е, genitive plural святы́х, feminine свята́я)

  1. saint

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