добродушный

RussianEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [dəbrɐˈduʂnɨj]

AdjectiveEdit

доброду́шный ‎(dobrodúšnyj)

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

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ReferencesEdit

  • “добродушный” in N. M. Šanskij (1963–), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of Russian Language], Moscow: Moscow University Press, volume 5, page 146
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