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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ǫzъkъ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énǵʰus. Cognates include Armenian անձուկ (anjuk, narrow), German eng (narrow), Irish cúng (narrow), Latin angustus (narrow), Sanskrit अंहु (aṃhu, narrow).

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): [ˈuskʲɪj]

AdjectiveEdit

у́зкий (úzkij) (comparative (по)у́же, superlative узча́йший)

  1. narrow
  2. tight
  3. (short form only) too narrow, too tight (of clothing and shoes)
    мне э́ти штаны́ у́зкиmne éti štaný úzkithese trousers are too tight for me

DeclensionEdit

in the meanings "narrow, tight":

in the meaning "too narrow/tight":

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