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  • IPA(key): [sutʲ]
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Etymology 1Edit

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суть (sutʹf inan (genitive су́ти, nominative plural су́ти, genitive plural су́тей)

  1. essence, core, gist, main point
    • 1956, Boris Pasternak, “Во всём мне хочется дойти ...”, in Когда разгуляется [When the Weather Clears], published 1960:
      Во всём мне хо́чется дойти́ / До са́мой су́ти.
      Vo vsjóm mne xóčetsja dojtí / Do sámoj súti.
      In everything, I want to reach / For the very essence.
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Etymology 2Edit

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суть (sutʹ)

  1. (archaic) third-person plural present indicative imperfective of быть (bytʹ); (they) are

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суть (sutʹf (genitive су́ті, uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) essence, core, gist, main point

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