Russian verbs

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

Find multiple Russian verbs conjugated with examples and audio on Everyday Russian.

рабо́тать [ra-bó-tat'] Verb , imperfective
to work
хохота́ть [ha-ha-tát'] Verb , imperfective
to laugh loudly, to guffaw
заплати́ть [za-pla-téet'] Verb , perfective
to pay
бе́гать [byé-gat'] Verb , imperfective
ходи́ть [ha-déet'] Verb , imperfective
to walk, to go
весели́ться [vee-see-lée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to enjoy oneself, to have fun (a good time)
е́здить [yéz-deet'] Verb , imperfective
to go (by vehicle), to drive, to ride
лета́ть [lee-tát'] Verb , imperfective
влюби́ться [vlyu-bée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to fall in love
заи́грывать [za-éeg-ry-vat'] Verb , imperfective
быть [byt'] Verb , imperfective
ссо́риться [ssó-ree-tsa] Verb , imperfective
плыть [plyt'] Verb , imperfective
to swim, to float, to sail
пожени́ться [pa-zhee-née-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get married
упусти́ть [u-pus-téet'] Verb , perfective
to miss, to overlook, to let go / slip
переезжа́ть [pye-rye-yez-zhát'] Verb , imperfective
to move, to relocate
врать [vrat'] Verb , imperfective
ду́ться [dú-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to sulk , to pout