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EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from терп(е́ть) (terp(étʹ)) +‎ -кий (-kij).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtʲerpkʲɪj]
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AdjectiveEdit

те́рпкий (térpkij) (rare/awkward comparative (по)те́рпче)

  1. astringent, tart, acerbic
    те́рпкое вино́térpkoje vinórough wine

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