тусклый

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From туск (tusk, darkness, fog) +‎ -лый (-lyj).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtuskɫɨj]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

ту́склый (túsklyj) (comparative (по)тускле́е or (по)тускле́й)

  1. dim, dull, dingy
  2. lackluster, lusterless (of eyes)
  3. dark, poorly lit

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References[edit]

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