щедрый

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic штедръ (štedrŭ), from Proto-Slavic *ščedrъ. Cognate with Polish szczodry and Ancient Greek σκεδάννῡμι (skedánnūmi, I split or scatter).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɕːedrɨj]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

ще́дрый (ščédryj) (comparative (по)щедре́е or (по)щедре́й)

  1. generous (willing to give and share unsparingly)
    Synonyms: великоду́шный (velikodúšnyj), бога́тый (bogátyj), оби́льный (obílʹnyj), изоби́льный (izobílʹnyj)

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References[edit]

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