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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *podьlъ. Cognate with Ukrainian пі́длий (pídlyj), Belarusian по́длы (pódly), Polish podły, Czech podlý, Bulgarian подъл (podǎl), Serbo-Croatian pȍdao, Slovene pódəł.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpodlɨj]
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AdjectiveEdit

по́длый (pódlyj) (comparative (по)подле́е or (по)подле́й)

  1. mean, low, dishonest, foul, dirty, bad

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “подлый”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “подлый”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 49