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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *xolstъ(jь). Compare Old Church Slavonic хластъ (xlastŭ), Slovene hlȃst, Ukrainian хо́лост (xólost).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [xəlɐˈstoj]
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AdjectiveEdit

холосто́й (xolostój) (comparative (по)холосте́е or (по)холосте́й)

  1. single (not married)
  2. idle (not working)
  3. (technical) idle, free-running
    холосто́й ходxolostój xodidling
  4. (ballistics) blank

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DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

холосто́й (xolostójm anim or m inan (genitive холосто́го, nominative plural холосты́е, genitive plural холосты́х, feminine холоста́я)

  1. unmarried person, single person, bachelor
  2. blank (bullet)

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