старый

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic старъ (starŭ), from Proto-Slavic *starъ (old).

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): [ˈstarɨj]

AdjectiveEdit

ста́рый (stáryj) (comparative (по)старе́е or (по)старе́й or (по)ста́рше, superlative са́мый ста́рый)

  1. old
  2. ancient, antique
  3. olden

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The end-stressed short neuter form старо́ (staró) is used with the meaning "long-known" (of news, information, etc.), and in the expression э́то старо́ как мир (éto staró kak mir, it's as old as the world); otherwise, the stem-stressed form ста́ро (stáro) is preferred.

Comparatives (по)ста́рше and (по)старе́е:

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RusynEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic старъ (starŭ), from Proto-Slavic *starъ (old).

AdjectiveEdit

стары́й (starŷ́j)

  1. old