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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Related words and phrases

предвеща́ть [pryed-vee-schát'] Verb , imperfective
to forebode, to presage, to betoken, to foreshadow
блиста́тельный [blees-tá-teel'-nyi] Adjective
brilliant, splendid, magnificent
прома́зать [pra-má-zat'] Verb , perfective
to miss (the mark)
oпростоволо́ситься [a-pra-sta-va-ló-see-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to blunder, to make a blunder / gaffe / howler

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