stariny

stariny:

see bylinybyliny
[Rus.,=what has happened], Russian scholarly term first applied in the 1840s to a great body of narrative and heroic poems. They are called by the folk stariny [Rus.,=what is old].
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One should perhaps note that the word was new: Pushkin, who was very traditional and meticulous about stress patterns, rhymes "nebylitsy, byliny" with "pravoslavnoi stariny.