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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic простити (prostiti, to heal), from the Proto Slavic root *prostъ-. Cognates include простой (prostoj) and просто (prosto)

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проща́ть (proščátʹimpf (perfective прости́ть)

  1. to forgive, to pardon, to excuse
  2. to remit
  3. to condone, to overlook
  4. (imperative only) farewell

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