пустыня

BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pustyni. Equivalent to пусты́ (pustý) +‎ -ы́ня (-ýnja). Cognate with Ukrainian пусти́ня (pustýnja).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

пусты́ня (pustýnjaf inan (genitive пусты́ні, nominative plural пусты́ні, genitive plural пусты́нь or пусты́няў)

  1. desert

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • пустыня” in Belarusian-Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pustyni. Equivalent to пусто́й (pustój) +‎ -ы́ня (-ýnja).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pʊˈstɨnʲə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

пусты́ня (pustýnjaf inan (genitive пусты́ни, nominative plural пусты́ни, genitive plural пусты́нь, related adjective пусты́нный, diminutive пусты́нька)

  1. desert, wilderness
  2. (figuratively, colloquial) unpopulated area

DeclensionEdit

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