святой

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

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
Declension[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

свято́й (svjatójf anim

  1. genitive singular of свята́я (svjatája)
  2. dative singular of свята́я (svjatája)
  3. instrumental singular of свята́я (svjatája)
  4. prepositional singular of свята́я (svjatája)