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дере́вня ‎(derévnjaf inan ‎(genitive дере́вни, nominative plural дере́вни, genitive plural дереве́нь)

  1. village
  2. countryside
  3. (colloquial, both feminine and masculine with animacy) yokel, bumpkin
    Дере́вня! Э́то не пиджа́к, э́то смо́кинг.‎ ― Derévnja! Éto ne pidžák, éto smóking. ― What a yokel! This isn't a coat, it’s a tuxedo.
    Сиди́т? — Кто? — Ну, мужи́к […] — О дере́вня, а? […] Кто ж его́ поса́дит?! Он же па́мятник!
    Sidít? — Kto? — Nu, mužík […] — O derévnja, a? […] Kto ž jevó posádit?! On že pámjatnik!
    Is he sitting? — Who? — That man. — Bumpkin! Who could throw him in prison? He’s a monument! (Play on the meanings of сидеть, meaning to sit and to be in prison, in the movie, Gentlemen of Fortune)

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