Russian word of the day: Гладить

Jun 13, 2018

гла́дить

glá-deet'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - погла́дить

to pat, to caress; to iron

Examples

  • Не гладь кота́ про́тив ше́рсти, он э́того не лю́бит.

    nye glad' ka-tá pró-teef shérs-tee, on é-ta-va nye lyú-beet

    Do not rub the cat the wrong way (against the direction of the hair), he does not like it.

  • Чья о́чередь гла́дить бельё?

    ch'-ya ó-chee-ryed' glá-deet' beel'-yó

    Whose turn to iron clothes?

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Related words and phrases

утю́г [u-tyúk] Noun , masculine
iron
сполосну́ть [spa-las-nút'] Verb , perfective
to rinse
тря́пка [tryáp-ka] Noun , feminine
shred, rag, duster, mop; wimp, doormat
сти́рка [stéer-ka] Noun , feminine
laundry, laundering

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