тупой

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic тупъ (tupŭ), from Proto-Slavic *tǫpъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tʊˈpoj]
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Adjective[edit]

тупо́й (tupój) (comparative (по)тупе́е or (по)тупе́й)

  1. dull, blunt
  2. obtuse
  3. dull, stupid
    Её но́вый кавале́рту́п как ва́ленок.
    Jejó nóvyj kavalér — túp kak válenok.
    Her new beau is dumb as a boot.
  4. apathetic

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “тупой”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Черных, П. Я. (1999), “тупой”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка (Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka) [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Русский язык, page 272