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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [prɐˈstoj]
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Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Old East Slavic простъ (prostŭ), from Proto-Slavic *prostъ.

AdjectiveEdit

просто́й (prostój) (comparative (по)про́ще, superlative просте́йший)

  1. simple, ordinary
  2. basic
  3. (mathematics) prime
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Etymology 2Edit

From проста́ивать (prostáivatʹ).

NounEdit

просто́й (prostójm inan (genitive просто́я, nominative plural просто́и, genitive plural просто́ев)

  1. standstill, stoppage, idle time, downtime
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

просто́й (prostój)

  1. second-person singular imperative perfective of простоя́ть (prostojátʹ)