щедрый

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic щедръ (štedrŭ), from Proto-Slavic *ščedrъ. The expected form would be *щёдрый (*ščódryj), compare Belarusian шчо́дры (ščódry). Cognate to Polish szczodry and Ancient Greek σκεδάννῡμι (skedánnūmi, I split or scatter).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɕːedrɨj]
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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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