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    The Russian words Жалостъ and Сострадание have similar definitions and mean both pity and compassion. When is one word used over the other?

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    Re: pity and compassion translations

    Quote Originally Posted by feodor
    The Russian words Жалостъ and Сострадание have similar definitions and mean both pity and compassion. When is one word used over the other?
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    Re: pity and compassion translations

    Quote Originally Posted by feodor
    The Russian words Жалостъ and Сострадание have similar definitions and mean both pity and compassion. When is one word used over the other?
    Use жалость for pity and сострадание for compassion.
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