юродивый

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic юродивъ (jurodivŭ). Associated with Proto-Slavic *ǫrodъ. Iotation indicates that the source was the Old Novgorod or Old Pskov dialects, compare Old Pskovian ѭза.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

юро́дивый (juródivyj)

  1. eccentric, mad, whacky, nutty, mental; crazy, deranged, lunatic
    Synonyms: поме́шанный (poméšannyj), чудакова́тый (čudakovátyj)

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Noun[edit]

юро́дивый (juródivyjm anim (genitive юро́дивого, nominative plural юро́дивые, genitive plural юро́дивых, feminine юро́дивая)

  1. holy fool, fool for Christ, yurodivy

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrey Zaliznyak. Drevnenovgorodskij dialekt. Jazyki slavjanskoj kul'tury: Moskva. 2004. page 54
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “юродивый”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress