страсть

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Noun[edit]

страсть (strastĭf

  1. suffering, pain
  2. torment (Old East Church Slavonic)



Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [strasʲtʲ]
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Noun[edit]

страсть (strastʹf inan (genitive стра́сти, nominative plural стра́сти, genitive plural страсте́й)

  1. passion; obsession
  2. strong love (between people)
  3. strong obsession with, attraction to some activity
  4. the subject of someone's passion
  5. (religion, plural only) horror; suffering
  6. (plural only) horror (story)
    Что за стра́сти ты расска́зываешь!
    Što za strásti ty rasskázyvaješʹ!
    Quite a horror story that are you telling me!

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Adverb[edit]

страсть (strastʹ)

  1. (colloquial) very, awfully

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “страсть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress