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 fur), he does not like it.

  • Чья о́чередь гла́дить бельё?

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

    Whose turn to iron clothes?

Same stem words

неизглади́мый [nee-eez-gla-dée-myî] Adjective
indelible, ineffaceable
погла́дить [pa-glá-deet'] Verb
to pat, to caress; to iron
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Related words and phrases

стира́льная маши́на [stee-rál'-na-ya ma-shée-na] Phrase
washing machine
му́сорное ведро́ [mú-sar-na-ye veed-ró] Phrase
rubbish bin
тря́пка [tryáp-ka] Noun
shred, rag, duster, mop; wimp, doormat
стира́льный порошо́к [stee-rál'nyî pa-ra-shók] Phrase
detergent, washing powder
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