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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tъščь, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *tusk(t)jas, from Proto-Indo-European *tus-sḱ-yós, from *tews- (to empty), from *tew- (to swell). Cognate with Polish czczy, Lithuanian tùščias, Latvian tukšs, Vedic Sanskrit तुच्छ्य (tucchyá), Persian تهی‎(tohi).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtoɕːɪj]
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AdjectiveEdit

то́щий (tóščij) (comparative (по)тоще́е or (по)тоще́й)

  1. gaunt, scrawny, thin

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