Russian word of the day: Молчать

Jun 07, 2018

молча́ть

mal-chat'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - замолча́ть

to be / to keep / to remain silent

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Examples

  • Ну что ты молчи́шь?

    nu chto ty mal-chéesh

    Why are you silent?

  • Он молча́л всю доро́гу.

    on mal-chál fsyu da-ró-gu

    He was silent all the way.

Additional examples

More Russian sentences with the words that contain "молч".

  • Он мо́лча встал и вы́шел из ко́мнаты.

    on mól-cha fstal ee vý-shel eez kóm-na-ty

    He stood up in silence and left the room.

  • Е́сли что́-то пошло́ не так, вы мо́жете восстанови́ть настро́йки по умолча́нию.

    yés-lee chto-ta pash-ló nye tak, vy mó-zhee-tye vas-sta-na-véet' nast-róî-kee pa u-mal-chá-nee-yu

    If something went wrong, you can restore the default settings.

  • Они́ мо́лча смотре́ли друг на дру́га.

    a-née mól-cha smat-ryé-lee druk na drú-ga

    They were looking at each other in silence.

  • Э́та фу́нкция включена́ в совреме́нные смартфо́ны по умолча́нию.

    é-ta fúnk-tsee-ya vklyu-chee-ná v sav-ree-myén-ny-ye smart-fó-ny pa u-mal-chá-nee-yu

    This feature is included in modern smartphones by default.

  • Молча́ние нару́шил Ми́ша.

    mal-chá-nee-ye na-rú-sheel mée-sha

    Misha broke the silence.

Same stem words

мо́лча [mól-cha] Adverb
silently, in silence, without a word
по умолча́нию [pa u-mal-chá-nee-yu] Phrase
by default
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Related words and phrases

удава́ться [u-da-vá-tsa] Verb
to be successful, to turn out well, to manage to do something
по́ровну [pó-rav-nu] Adverb
equally, in equal parts
мёрзнуть [myórz-nut'] Verb
to freeze, to be cold
душа́ [du-shá] Noun
soul, spirit

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