Russian word of the day: Жадный

Mar 03, 2018

жа́дный

zhád-nyÎ

Adjective

greedy

Examples

  • Не будь таки́м жа́дным, подели́сь с друзья́ми!

    nye but' ta-kéem zhád-nym, pa-dee-lées' s druz'-yá-mee

    Do not be so greedy, share with your friends!

  • Он всегда́ был жа́дным до де́нег.

    on vseeg-dá byl zhád-nym da dyé-neek

    He was always greedy for money.

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Same stem words

жа́дина [zhá-dee-na] Noun
greedy person
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Related words and phrases

угрю́мый [ug-ryú-myî] Adjective
sullen, morose, gloomy, sulky, uncheerful, moody
мни́тельный [mnée-teel'-nyî] Adjective
suspicious, mistrustful; hypochondriac
ще́дрый [schyéd-ryî] Adjective
generous, open-handed
до́брый [dób-ryî] Adjective
kind, good

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