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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic страньнъ (stranĭnŭ, foreign). Derived from Old Church Slavonic страна (strana, country) (whence Russian страна́ (straná)). Sense development "country" → "foreign country" → "foreign" → "strange, odd". Synchronically analyzable as страна́ (straná) +‎ -ный (-nyj).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈstranːɨj]
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AdjectiveEdit

стра́нный (stránnyj) (comparative (по)странне́е or (по)странне́й)

  1. strange, odd, weird

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