длинный

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From длина (dliná, length).

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AdjectiveEdit

дли́нный (dlínnyj) (comparative длинне́е, superlative длинне́йший)

  1. long, lengthy
  2. (colloquial, ironical) (when talking about a person) tall, lanky
    Но это, увы, было, и длинный, сквозь которого видно, гражданин, не касаясь земли, качался перед ним и влево и вправо. — But, unfortunately, it was happening [for real], and lanky, see-through citizen was swaying in front of him left and right without touching the ground. [Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita]

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* Note: Letter "г (g)" in endings "-ого" / "-его" for genitive singular masculine and neuter and accusative masculine singular animate is pronounced as /v/, not /g/.

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