мелкий

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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic мѣлъкъ (mělŭkŭ), from Proto-Slavic *mělъkъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmʲeɫkʲɪj]
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AdjectiveEdit

ме́лкий (mélkij) (comparative (по)ме́льче, superlative мельча́йший, adverb ме́лко, abstract noun ме́лкость)

  1. small, tiny, little, minute
  2. small, insignificant, petty, minor
  3. shallow
  4. petty, small-minded

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “мелкий”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress