тухлый

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *tǫxlъ, also found as Proto-Slavic *tъxlъ (as in dialectal то́хлый (tóxlyj, rotten and foul-smelling)), which may represent an earlier variant. Compare ту́хнуть (túxnutʹ, to become rotten and foul-smelling), Belarusian тхліць (txlicʹ, to cause to spoil), ту́хнуць (túxnucʹ, to become rotten and foul-smelling), Slovene zatȯ́hǝl (giving off dampness) (tonal orthography), otȯ́hlica (stuffiness) (tonal orthography), otȯ́hniti se (to spoil) (tonal orthography), Czech stuchlý (stale, rotten), tuchnouti (to fade), stuchlý (stale, rotten), Polish stęchły (musty), tęchnąć (to become rotten and foul-smelling), Upper Sorbian tuchły (rotten and foul-smelling), tuchnyć (to become rotten and foul-smelling).

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ту́хлый (túxlyj) (comparative (по)тухле́е or (по)тухле́й)

  1. rotten and foul-smelling
  2. (colloquial) musty, stale, stagnant (of water and air)

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