беспочвенный

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in 1874. From бес- (bes-) +‎ по́чва (póčva) +‎ -енный (-ennyj), a calque of German grundlos.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [bʲɪˈspot͡ɕvʲɪn(ː)ɨj]

AdjectiveEdit

беспо́чвенный (bespóčvennyj)

  1. baseless, groundless (not grounded in facts, not based on anything true)
    Synonym: безоснова́тельный (bezosnovátelʹnyj)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Arapova, N. S. (2000), “беспочвенный”, in Kalʹki v russkom jazyke poslepetrovskovo perioda. Opyt slovarja [Calques in Post-Petrine Russian. An Essay of a Dictionary] (in Russian), Moscow: Moscow University Press, page 54