Russian perfective verbs

Learn Russian perfective verbs from our series “Russian Word of the Day”. Every verb comes with two examples and audio.

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скача́ть [ska-chát'] Verb , perfective
to download (colloquial)
расша́рить [ras-shá-reet'] Verb , perfective
to share (computer slang)
продешеви́ть [pra-dee-shee-véet'] Verb , perfective
to sell too cheap
извини́ть [eez-vee-néet'] Verb , perfective
остепени́ться [as-tee-pee-née-tsa] Verb , perfective
to settle / steady down, to become staid / respectable, to sober down
объясни́ться [ab-yee-snée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to explain yourself, to have it out with somebody
сдуре́ть [sdu-ryét'] Verb , perfective
to become a fool, to go crazy (slang)
потеря́ться [pa-tee-ryá-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get lost
уво́лить [u-vó-leet'] Verb , perfective
to discharge, to dismiss, to fire
потеря́ть [pa-tee-ryát'] Verb , perfective
to lose (something)
заплати́ть [za-pla-téet'] Verb , perfective
to pay
влюби́ться [vlyu-bée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to fall in love
пожени́ться [pa-zhee-née-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get married
упусти́ть [u-pus-téet'] Verb , perfective
to miss, to overlook, to let go / slip
прозева́ть [pra-zee-vát'] Verb , perfective
to yawn (throughout); to miss an opportunity
уста́ть [us-tát'] Verb , perfective
to get tired
согре́ться [sag-ryé-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get warm
вы́терпеть [vý-teer-pyét'] Verb , perfective
to endure, to bear; to undergo, to suffer

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