хищный

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

хитить (xititʹ, to plunder, to reave) +‎ -ный (-nyj)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

хи́щный (xíščnyj) (comparative (по)хищне́е or (по)хищне́й)

  1. predatory

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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