Russian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic [Term?]. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰed- (take, seize, grasp). Compare Old English ġietan, English get, Ancient Greek χᾰνδᾰ́νω (khandánō, to hold, contain), Latin hedera (ivy)

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ʐutʲ]
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  • Rhymes: -utʲ

Noun edit

жуть (žutʹf inan (genitive жу́ти, nominative plural жу́ти, genitive plural жу́тей)

  1. dismay, dread, horror

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Further reading edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “жу́ткий”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “жуда́”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress