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червонный

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *čьrvenъ, passive participle of *čьrviti (to dye red), from *čьrvь (worm), certain worms being used to manufacture red dye.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ɕɪrˈvonːɨj/

AdjectiveEdit

черво́нный (červónnyj)

  1. (dated) red, scarlet
    черво́нное зо́лото
    červónnoje zóloto
    pure gold
  2. (card games) of hearts
    черво́нная да́ма
    červónnaja dáma
    queen of hearts

DeclensionEdit

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

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