Russian verbs

Learn Russian verbs from our series “Russian Word of the Day“. Every word comes with an image, two examples and audio.

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съесть [s-yest'] Verb , perfective
to eat (up)
посове́товать [pa-sa-vyé-ta-vat'] Verb , perfective
to advise, to counsel, to recommend, to suggest
ока́зываться [a-ká-zy-va-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to turn out, to be found, to prove to be; to find oneself, to fall within
купа́ться [ku-pá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to take a bath, to bathe, to have a swim, to have a dip
по́лзать [pól-zat'] Verb , imperfective
to crawl
сове́товать [sa-vyé-ta-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to advise, to counsel, to recommend, to suggest
слы́шать [slý-shat'] Verb , imperfective
раздобы́ть [raz-da-být'] Verb , perfective
to get, to obtain
отде́латься [at-dyé-la-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get rid of, to throw off, to shake off
закругля́ться [za-kru-glyá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to round off, to curve; (slang) to wrap it up, to call it a day
бри́ться [brée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to shave (oneself), to get a shave
загора́ть [za-ga-rát'] Verb , imperfective
устака́ниться [us-ta-ká-nee-tsa] Verb , perfective
to settle down (slang)
слу́шать [slú-shat'] Verb , imperfective
to listen, to hear
счита́ть [schee-tát'] Verb , imperfective
to count, to compute, to reckon; to consider, to think
ви́деть [vée-deet'] Verb , imperfective
ненави́деть [nee-na-vée-deet'] Verb , imperfective
to hate, to loathe
постри́чься [past-réech'-sya] Verb , perfective
to get a haircut
вы́глянуть [vý-glee-nut'] Verb , perfective
to look out; to peep out, to appear
красне́ть [kras-nyét'] Verb , imperfective
to blush, to flush, to redden
путеше́ствовать [pu-tee-shést-va-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to travel
туши́ть [tu-shéet'] Verb , imperfective
(about a fire) to put out, to extinguish; (cooking) to braise, to stew
спи́сывать [spée-sy-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to copy off, to crib
покорми́ть [pa-kar-méet'] Verb , perfective
промо́кнуть [pra-mók-nut'] Verb , perfective
to let water through, to get wet / soaked
одолжи́ть [a-dal-zhéet'] Verb , perfective
боя́ться [ba-yá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be afraid, to fear, to dread
призна́ться [pree-zná-tsa] Verb , perfective
to confess, to admit

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