блаженный

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic блаженъ (blaženŭ), passive participle of блажити (blažiti), from Proto-Slavic *bolžiti, from *bolgo or *bolgъ, of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [bɫɐˈʐɛnːɨj]
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AdjectiveEdit

блаже́нный (blažénnyj) (comparative (по)блаже́ннее or (по)блаже́нней, superlative блаже́ннейший)

  1. blissful
  2. (church) beatified, saint
    собо́р Василия Блаженного
    sobór Vasilija Blažennovo
    St. Basil's Cathedral (in Red Square, Moscow)
  3. (as a noun) "God's fool", holy fool (idiot believed to possess the gift of prophecy)

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