тесный

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From Old East Slavic тѣснъ ‎(těsnŭ), from Proto-Slavic *těsnъ ‎(narrow).

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те́сный ‎(tésnyj) ‎(comparative (по)тесне́е or (по)тесне́й, superlative са́мый те́сный)

  1. tight, close, narrow
  2. small
    мир те́сен‎ ― mir tésenit's a small world

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  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “тесный”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “тесный”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 240