старость

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *starostь, from *starъ +‎ *-ostь.

Noun[edit]

старость (starostĭf

  1. old age

References[edit]

  • Старославянский словарь (по рукописям X-XI веков), Русский язык, Москва 1994

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *starostь, from *starъ +‎ *-ostь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ста́рость (stárostʹf inan

  1. old age
    (Proverb) старость — не радостьold age, boy, is no joy
  2. dilapidation, decrepitude
  3. (informal) the elderly

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