кладезь

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic кладѧѕь (kladędzĭ, well), from Proto-Slavic *kòldędzь; compare the inherited doublet коло́дезь (kolódezʹ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

кла́дезь (kládezʹm inan (genitive кла́дезя, nominative plural кла́дези, genitive plural кла́дезей)

  1. (literary, figuratively) fount, treasury, storehouse (abundant, inexhaustible source of something, e.g. knowledge)
    кла́дезь му́дростиkládezʹ múdrostifount of wisdom; mine / fountain of information

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