тупой

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

тупо́й ‎(tupój)

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

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References[edit]

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “тупой”, 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), “тупой”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 272