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EtymologyEdit

трёх- (trjox-) +‎ эта́ж (etáž) +‎ -ный (-nyj)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˌtrʲɵxɨˈtaʐnɨj]
  • IPA(key): [trʲɵxɨˈtaʐnɨj]
  • (in fast or casual speech) IPA(key): [trʲɪxɨˈtaʐnɨj] (phonetic respelling: трехэта́жный)

AdjectiveEdit

трёхэта́жный (trjoxɛtážnyj)

  1. three-storeyed, having three storeys
  2. (colloquial, euphemistic) with swearwords
    Он выража́ется трёхэта́жным ма́том.
    On vyražájetsja trjoxɛtážnym mátom.
    He uses "four-letter words".

Usage notesEdit

The letter ё (jo) in трёх- (trjox-), which naturally carries the primary stress, instead carries the secondary stress as a rare exception. The letter ё (jo) becomes е (je) in fast or casual speech. See четырёх- (četyrjox-) for another example.

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