Russian word of the day: Болеть

Aug 29, 2018



Verb , imperfective

Perfective - заболе́ть

to be sick / ill; to hurt, to ache


  • У меня́ живо́т боли́т.

    u mee-nyá zhee-vót ba-léet

    My stomach hurts.

  • Я не приду́ сего́дня, боле́ю.

    ya nye pree-dú see-vód-nya, ba-lýe-yu

    I'm not coming today, I'm ill.

Same stem words

заболе́ть [za-ba-lyét'] Verb , perfective
to get sick; to start hurting/aching
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Related words and phrases

тошни́ть [tash-néet'] Verb , imperfective , used only in 3d person with the Genitive (меня/тебя/его тошнит)
to be/to feel sick/nauseated/nauseous
головокруже́ние [ga-la-va-kru-zhé-nee-ye] Noun , neuter
giddiness, dizziness; vertigo
реце́пт [ree-tsept] Noun , masculine
recipe; prescription
приви́вка [pree-véef-ka] Noun , feminine

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