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сударь

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contracted form of государь, sire. Rather archaic.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

су́дарь (súdarʹm anim (genitive су́даря, nominative plural су́дари, feminine суда́рыня)

  1. sir

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Not in common use since 1917. Despite some attempts, the political reforms in Russia and other ex-USSR states have not revived the word. Still found in older fiction and is used by some speakers.

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