хитрость

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xytrostь, from *xytrъ + *-ostь. Synchronically analysable as хи́трый (xítryj) +‎ -ость (-ostʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈxʲitrəsʲtʲ]
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Noun[edit]

хи́трость (xítrostʹf inan (genitive хи́трости, nominative plural хи́трости, genitive plural хи́тростей)

  1. craftiness, craft (shrewdness)
  2. ruse
  3. stratagem

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