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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic поустъ (pustŭ), from Proto-Slavic *pustъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pʊˈstoj]
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AdjectiveEdit

пусто́й (pustój) (comparative (по)пусте́е or (по)пусте́й)

  1. empty, void, hollow
    пустая породаpustaja porodabarren rock
  2. idle (of talk)
  3. shallow (of one's personality)
  4. futile, frivolous
  5. vain, ungrounded

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