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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic хытръ (xytrŭ), from Proto-Slavic *xytrъ. Cognate with Bulgarian хитър (hitǎr, sly), Serbo-Croatian хитар/hitar (hasty), Slovak and Czech chytrý (clever).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈxʲitrɨj]
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AdjectiveEdit

хи́трый (xítryj) (comparative (по)хитре́е or (по)хитре́й)

  1. sly, cunning, artful
  2. intricate, involved
    Э́то не хи́тро/хитро́.Éto ne xítro/xitró.That's simple.
    Э́то де́ло не хи́трое.Éto délo ne xítroje.It is very simple; A child could do it.
  3. skilful, resourceful

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