Russian word of the day: Глупость

Feb 08, 2018

глу́пость

glú-past'

Noun , feminine

stupidity, stupid action or thing, folly, foolishness, nonsense

Examples

  • Не болта́й глу́постей!

    nye bal-táî glú-pas-tyeî

    You are talking nonsense! (Do not talk nonsense!)

  • Мне ка́жется, я сде́лала большу́ю глу́пость.

    mnye ká-zhee-tsa, ya sdyé-la-la bal'-shú-yu glú-past'

    I think I did a very stupid thing.

Same stem words

глу́пый [glú-pyi] Adjective
foolish, silly, stupid
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Related words and phrases

сади́ться [sa-dée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to sit down
уходи́ть [u-ha-déet'] Verb , imperfective
to walk away, to leave
вопро́с [vap-rós] Noun , masculine
question
опа́здывать [a-páz-dy-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to be late, to be overdue

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