тверёзый

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic тверезъ (tverezŭ), probably a metathesised form of терезвъ (terezvŭ), from Proto-Slavic *terzvъ. Cognate with standard Ukrainian твере́зий (tverézyj, sober) or Belarusian цвяро́зы (cvjarózy, sober).

Doublet of тре́звый (trézvyj), a borrowing from Old Church Slavonic.

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Adjective[edit]

тверёзый (tverjózyj) (comparative (по)тверёзее or (по)тверёзей)

  1. (regional or low colloquial) sober

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