живой

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *živъ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós (alive). Cognate to English quick and Latin vīvus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

живо́й (živój)

  1. living, live, alive
  2. lively, vivid, vivacious, animated
  3. quick, nimble, brisk

DeclensionEdit

* 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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Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 00:14