ежу понятно

Conversational RussianRussian idioms


Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):

[ye-ZHU pa-NYAT-na]

Translation / meaning:

(lit.: it's clear to a hedgehog)

it’s obvious, it’s clear


This praseologism was given to us by Mayakovsky in 1925, who wrote the folowing lines:

Я́сно да́же и ежу́ — Э́тот Пе́тя был буржу́й.

It's clear even to a hedgehog - This Petya was a bourgeois.

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