Russian edit

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic сꙑ (sy), present active participle of бꙑти (byti), from Proto-Slavic *sy, present active participle of *byti.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsuɕːɪj]
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Participle edit

су́щий (súščij)

  1. present active imperfective participle of быть (bytʹ)
    Отче наш, сущий на небесахOtče naš, suščij na nebesaxOur Father who art in heaven

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Adjective edit

су́щий (súščij)

  1. mere
  2. sheer, rank
  3. arrant (utter)
  4. very
  5. regular
  6. great

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References edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “сущий”, in , Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress

Ukrainian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic сꙑ (sy), present active participle of бꙑти (byti), from Proto-Slavic *sy, present active participle of *byti.

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Adjective edit

су́щий (súščyj)

  1. existent, extant
  2. (informal) truthful, real

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