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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флиртова́ть [fleer-ta-vát'] Verb , imperfective
крича́ть [kree-chát'] Verb , imperfective
to scream, to shout, to yell
увольня́ть [u-val'-nyát'] Verb , imperfective
to discharge, to dismiss, to fire
жени́ться [zhee-née-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get married
сто́ить [stó-eet'] Verb , imperfective
to cost; to be worth
погла́дить [pa-glá-deet'] Verb , perfective
to pat, to caress; to iron
заболе́ть [za-ba-lyét'] Verb , perfective
to get sick; to start hurting/aching
торопи́ться [ta-ra-pée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to hurry, to be in a hurry, to hasten
вы́играть [vý-eeg-rat'] Verb , perfective
поню́хать [pa-nyú-hat'] Verb , perfective
to smell, to sniff, to scent
влюбля́ться [vlyu-blyá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to fall in love
боле́ть [ba-lyét'] Verb , imperfective
to be sick / ill; to hurt, to ache
помири́ться [pa-mee-rée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to make it up, to make peace, to become reconciled
серди́ться [seer-dée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be angry
мири́ться [mee-rée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to make it up, to make peace, to become reconciled; to accept, to bear with
дразни́ть [draz-néet'] Verb , imperfective
to tease, to mock
ошиба́ться [a-shee-bá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be mistaken, to make mistakes
пры́гать [prý-gat'] Verb , imperfective
to jump, to hop, to bounce

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