храбрый

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic храбръ (xrabrŭ, brave), from Proto-Slavic *xorbrъ (brave). Displaced the native East Slavic form хоро́брый (xoróbryj, brave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈxrabrɨj]
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Adjective[edit]

хра́брый (xrábryj) (comparative (по)храбре́е or (по)храбре́й)

  1. brave, courageous (strong in the face of fear)

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “храбрый”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “храбрый”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 354