Contents

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic прѣснъ(prěsnŭ), from Proto-Slavic *prěsnъ.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

пре́сный ‎(présnyj)

  1. sweet, fresh (water)
  2. unleavened (bread)
  3. tasteless (food)
  4. stale, insipid, vapid

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “пресный”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “пресный”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 65