Russian word of the day: Летать

Dec 23, 2017

How to say 

"To fly" in Russian

лета́ть

lee-tát'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - слета́ть, полета́ть

to fly

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Examples

  • Он ча́сто лета́ет.

    on chás-ta lee-tá-eet

    He flies often (by plane).

  • На про́шлой неде́ле мы лета́ли в Ни́ццу.

    na prósh-laî nee-dyé-lye my lee-tá-lee v née-tsu

    Last week we flew to Nice.

Same stem words

вертолёт [veer-ta-lyót] Noun
helicopter
самолёт [sa-ma-lyót] Noun
plane, aircraft
лете́ть [lee-tyét'] Verb
to fly
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Related words and phrases

бе́гать [byé-gat'] Verb
to run
идти [eed-tée] Noun
to go, to walk
е́хать [yé-hat'] Verb
to drive, to ride, to go (by vehicle)
таска́ть [tas-kat'] Verb
to carry, to drug, to pull; to wear
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