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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From older form гаръ (harʺ, tribute), which derived from Old Norse herra (lord, king).

Cognate with Belarusian гарны (harny), Macedonian арен (aren), Polish harny.

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): [ˈɦɑrnei̯]

AdjectiveEdit

га́рний (hárnyj) (comparative кращий, ліпший, гарніший, superlative найкращий, найліпший, найгарніший)

  1. beautiful, good, pleasant
  2. pretty, handsome
  3. admirable
  4. (about a person) good, ethical
  5. (colloquial) large, considerable, sizeable

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Melʹnyčuk O. S., editor (1982), “гарний”, in Etymolohičnyj slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in Ukrainian), volume I, Kiev: Naukova Dumka, page 476
  • гарний in Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980) Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka