Carpathian Rusyn edit

Etymology edit

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

Adjective edit

стары́й (starŷ́j)

  1. old

Russian edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

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  • IPA(key): [ˈstarɨj]

Adjective edit

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

  1. old
    Antonyms: (new) но́вый (nóvyj), (young) молодо́й (molodój)
  2. ancient, antique
  3. olden

Usage notes edit

  • 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:

Declension edit

Related terms edit

References edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “старый”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • Chernykh, P. Ja. (1993) “старый”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), 3rd edition, volume 2 (панцирь – ящур), Moscow: Russian Lang., →ISBN, page 199