гуща

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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic гуща ‎(gušča), from Proto-Slavic *gǫšča, from *gǫstъ ‎(dense) + *-ja.

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NounEdit

гу́ща ‎(gúščaf inan ‎(genitive гу́щи, nominative plural гу́щи)

  1. sediment, (coffee) grounds, (beer) lees, soup the body
    гадать на кофейной гуще‎ ― gadatʹ na kofejnoj gušče ― to read the leaves, to make wild guesses (lit: tell fortunes by coffee grounds)
  2. thicket
    в гу́ще леса́
    v gúšče lesá
    in the thick of the forest
  3. thick, centre, middle
    в самую гущу масс
    v samuju gušču mass
    in the very midst of the masses
    в самой гу́ще событий
    v samoj gúšče sobytij
    in the thick of things

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