Молодец etymology


Russian word молодец comes from Russian молодо́й, Russian -ец

Etymology of молодец

Detailed word origin of молодец

Dictionary entry Language Definition
молодо́й Russian (ru)
-ец Russian (ru) -er, -an (nominal suffix for agent nouns or nouns designating persons).
молодец Russian (ru) Attaboy, attagirl. Fine fellow, fine girl Attaboy!, attagirl!, well done! Brave man, clever man (usually a young man).

Words with the same origin as молодец

Descendants of -ец