There is a Russian word мука́ (which means flour in English)

What antonym exists for this word?

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    Leaving Russian aside, what, conceptually, would be an antonym to "flour"? Wheat? Gravel? Soot?
    – Quassnoi
    Commented Oct 12, 2022 at 0:31

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Not all nouns have antonyms.

Only nouns that express a quality, or an object/subject with a specific quality, can have antonyms, e.g. молодость - старость, скупердяй - транжира. The word "мука" refers to a specific object, not a quality, so it has no antonyms.

  • Thanks for the explanation. I'll keep that in mind!
    – Rusurano
    Commented Oct 12, 2022 at 8:42
  • Is it транжир or транжира? My dictionary has both...
    – Blaszard
    Commented Oct 18, 2022 at 22:12
  • @Blaszard there are both indeed.
    – user31264
    Commented Oct 20, 2022 at 12:33

In case you meant the word that's spelled the same, but stressed on the first syllable, it means "suffering" and its antonym would be "удовольствие" (pleasure).

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    which means flour in English...
    – mustaccio
    Commented Oct 13, 2022 at 11:51

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