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EtymologyEdit

From с- (s-) +‎ *ко́льзкий (*kólʹzkij, slippery) (ко́льзко (kólʹzko) is attested), from Old East Slavic кользъкъ (kolĭzŭkŭ). Cognate with Ukrainian сковзьки́й (skovzʹkýj, slippery), also ко́взький (kóvzʹkyj) or ковзьки́й (kovzʹkýj), as well as adverbial ско́взько (skóvzʹko) and verbal ко́взати (kóvzaty, to slip), also ко́взатися (kóvzatysja). Additionally cognate with Polish kieɫzać (to stumble), also kieɫzać się. Per Vasmer, probably from Proto-Slavic *kъlz-, of unknown further origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈskolʲskʲɪj]
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AdjectiveEdit

ско́льзкий (skólʹzkij) (rare/awkward comparative (по)ско́льзче)

  1. slippery, dangerous (of a surface)
  2. slimy

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