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Russian word of the day: Величественный

Nov 10, 2023 (see all)
вели́чественный
[ vee-lée-cheest-veen-nyî ]
majestic, grand, stately, sublime, lofty, imposing

Morphemic analysis

величественный
root: велич
suffix: еств
suffix: енн
ending: ый

Etymology

великий - great

Examples

  • Лев дви́нулся в на́шу сто́рону вели́чественным ша́гом.

    lyef dvée-nul-sya v ná-shu stó-ra-nu vee-lee-cheest-véen-nym shá-gam

    The lion started walking towards us with a majestic step.

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  • По вечера́м они́ пи́ли чай на балко́не, любу́ясь вели́чественным зре́лищем океа́на.

    pa vee-chee-rám a-née pée-lee chaî na bal-kó-nye, lyu-bú-yas' vee-lée-cheest-veen-nym zryé-lee-schyem a-kee-á-na

    In the evenings, they drank tea on the balcony, admiring the majestic view of the ocean.

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