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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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
пригласи́ть [preeg-la-séet'] Verb , perfective
опозда́ть [a-paz-dát'] Verb , perfective
заткну́ться [zatk-nú-tsa] Verb , perfective
утоми́ть [u-ta-méet'] Verb , perfective
to bore, to tire
припоздни́ться [pree-pazd-nee-tsa] Verb , perfective
to be (a bit) late
заброни́ровать [za-bra-née-ra-vat'] Verb , perfective
to book, to reserve

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