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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испуга́ться [ees-pu-gá-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get scared, to get frightened
печь [pyech'] Verb , imperfective
to bake
суши́ться [su-shée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to dry up (to be in the process of drying up)
прихора́шиваться [pree-ha-rá-shee-va-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to smarten oneself up, to spruce up
тарато́рить [ta-ra-tó-reet'] Verb , imperfective
to talk very fast, to gabble
расплати́ться [ras-pla-tée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to pay, to pay off, to settle accounts
волнова́ться [val-na-vá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to worry, to be worried, to be nervous, to be agitated
рассла́биться [ras-lá-bee-tsa] Verb , perfective
пережива́ть [pee-ree-zhee-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to worry, to be upset, to take hard; to experience, to go through, to undergo, to suffer
постира́ть [pas-tee-rát'] Verb , perfective
to wash (clothes), to launder
выключа́ть [vy-klyu-chát'] Verb , imperfective
to switch off, to turn off
обнима́ться [ab-nee-má-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to hug one another, to embrace
брать [brat'] Verb , imperfective
to take
наряжа́ться [na-ree-zhá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
включа́ть [fklyu-chát'] Verb , imperfective
to turn on, to switch on; to include
пове́рить [pa-vyé-reet'] Verb , perfective
to believe, to trust
вы́ключить [výk-lyu-cheet'] Verb , perfective
to turn off, to switch off
отмеча́ть [at-mee-chát'] Verb , imperfective
to celebrate; to commemorate; to mark, to check, to note
умыва́ться [u-my-vá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to wash (one's face and hands)
включи́ть [fklyu-chéet'] Verb , perfective
to switch on, to turn on, to plug in; to include, to inscribe
пра́здновать [prázd-na-vat'] Verb , imperfective
стыди́ться [sty-dée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be ashamed
фотографи́ровать [fa-ta-gra-fée-ra-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to take pictures, to photograph
ухитри́ться [u-heet-rée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to contrive, to manage
поду́мать [pa-dú-mat'] Verb , perfective
to think
взять [vzyat'] Verb , perfective
to take
пить [peet'] Verb , imperfective
to drink
зако́нчить [za-kón-cheet'] Verb , perfective
to finish, to complete
целова́ться [tse-la-vá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to kiss (one another)
расти́ [ras-tée] Verb , imperfective
to grow, to rise, to go up

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