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грѣхъ

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A woman who could always love would never grow old; and the love of mother and wife would often give or preserve many charms if it were not too often combined with parental and conjugal anger. There remains in the face of women who are naturally serene and peaceful, and of those rendered so by religion, an after-spring, and later an after-summer, the reflex of their most beautiful bloom.
Jean Paul Richter
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Old Church Slavonic

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *grěxъ, probably from verb *gorěti (OCS горѣти (gorěti), to burn)), with the original meaning "fire of conscience".

Noun

грѣхъ (grěxŭ) m.

  1. sin

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