синий

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From Proto-Slavic *sinjь.

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си́ний (sínij) (comparative сине́е, superlative сине́йший)

  1. deep blue
    deep blue:   
  2. indigo
    indigo:   
  3. (figuratively) dead (sense transferred from the blue color of a dead person's face)
  4. (figuratively) drunken, drunk (also acts as noun)
  5. (slang) being a thief from the Russian mafia (from the blue color of the tattoos that cover his body)

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