добродушный

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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic добродꙋшьнꙑи ‎(dobrodušĭnyi), from добро ‎(dobro, good) +‎ дꙋша ‎(duša, soul) +‎ -нꙑи ‎(-nyi), calque of Ancient Greek εὔψυχος ‎(eúpsukhos). Also, compare with Bulgarian добродушен ‎(dobrodušen), Serbo-Croatian добродушан, Czech dobrodušný, Polish dobroduszny.

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AdjectiveEdit

доброду́шный ‎(dobrodúšnyj)

  1. good-natured (of or pertaining to a perpetual kind disposition)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Šanskij N. M., editor (1973), “добродушный”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 5, Moscow: Moscow University Press, page 146
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