Russian word of the day: Дразнить

Aug 09, 2018

дразни́ть

draz-néet'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - подразни́ть, раздразни́ть

to tease, to mock

Examples

  • Не дразни́ соба́ку.

    nye draz-née sa-bá-ku

    Do not tease the dog.

  • Заче́м ты дра́знишь брата?

    za-chyém ty dráz-neesh' brá-ta

    Why are you mocking/teasing your brother?

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вдре́безги [vdryé-beez-gee] Adverb
into smithereens, to pieces
за́дним число́м [zád-neem chees-lóm] Phrase
post factum, backdating
упусти́ть [u-pus-téet'] Verb , perfective
to miss, to overlook, to let go / slip
вя́нуть [vyá-nut'] Verb , imperfective
to wither, to fade

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