Russian word of the day: Мечтать

Feb 06, 2018

мечта́ть

meech-tát'

Verb , imperfective

to dream (of)

Examples

  • Он мечта́л стать вели́ким худо́жником.

    on meech-tál stat' vee-lée-keem hu-dózh-nee-kam

    He dreamed of becoming a great artist.

  • Мечта́ть не вре́дно, вре́дно не мечта́ть!

    meech-tát' nye vryéd-na, vryéd-na nye meech-tát'

    To dream is not harmful, it is harmful not to dream!

Same stem words

мечта́ [meech-tá] Noun , feminine
dream, daydream, reverie
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Related words and phrases

игра́ть [eeg-rát'] Verb , imperfective
to play
запо́мнить [za-póm-neet'] Verb , perfective
to memorize, to remember
зе́ркало [zyér-ka-la] Noun , neuter
mirror
уста́ть [us-tát'] Verb , perfective
to get tired

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