подноготная

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to ноготь (nógotʹ). From "подноготная правда (pravda)" - "the truth from under the fingernails", extracted by torture in the ancient times.

AdjectiveEdit

подноготная (podnogótnaja)

  1. feminine form of подноготный (podnogotnyj)

NounEdit

подного́тная (podnogótnajaf inan

  1. lowdown, ins and outs
    Узна́ть всю подного́тнуюTo find out all the whole truth (e.g. about a person).

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 19 October 2013, at 17:28