Russian relationships vocabulary

Learn Russian words and phrases describing the relationships. Every word comes along with a picture, two examples and audio.

зави́довать [za-vée-da-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to envy, to be envious / jealous
я́бедничать [ya-beed-nee-cheet'] Verb , imperfective
to report another's wrongdoing
дружи́ть [dru-zhéet'] Verb , imperfective
to be friends
пререка́ться [pree-ree-ká-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to argue, to wrangle, to bicker
ссо́риться [ssó-ree-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to quarrel
назло́ [naz-ló] Adverb
out of spite
врать [vrat'] Verb , imperfective
to lie
ду́ться [dú-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to sulk , to pout
угоща́ть [u-ga-schát'] Verb , imperfective
to treat (to), to stand a treat
вре́дничать [vryéd-nee-chat'] Verb , imperfective
to act in spite, contrary to somebody's interests or desires
придира́ться [pree-dee-rá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to find fault, to carp, to cavil, to nag, to pick on
потака́ть [pa-ta-kát'] Verb , imperfective
to indulge, to cater
я́беда [yá-bee-da] Noun , masculine or feminine
snitch, sneak, informer
обижа́ться [a-bee-zhát'-sya] Verb , imperfective
to take offence, to resent
угоща́ться [u-ga-schá-tsa] Verb
to treat oneself, to help oneself
посту́пок [pas-tú-pak] Noun , masculine , plural - посту́пки
act, deed, action
терпе́ние [teer-pyé-nee-ye] Verb , neuter
patience
договори́ться [da-ga-va-rée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to reach an agreement, to agree

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