червонный

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čьrvenъ, passive participle of *čьrviti ‎(to dye red), from *čьrvь ‎(worm), certain worms being used to manufacture red dye.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕɪrˈvonːɨj]

Adjective[edit]

черво́нный ‎(červónnyj)

  1. (dated) red, scarlet
    черво́нное зо́лото
    červónnoje zóloto
    pure gold
  2. (card games) of hearts
    черво́нная да́ма
    červónnaja dáma
    queen of hearts

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