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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Norse embætti, compare Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌱𐌰𐌷𐍄𐌹 (andbahti, service, office), Old High German ambahti (position, office).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈjæbʲɪdə]
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NounEdit

я́беда (jábedam anim or f anim or f inan (genitive я́беды, nominative plural я́беды, genitive plural я́бед)

  1. (masculine or feminine, animate) tattletale
  2. (feminine, inanimate, obsolete) slander, snitching

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