Russian word of the day: Молчать

Jun 07, 2018

молча́ть

mal-chat'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - замолча́ть

to be / to keep / to remain silent

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.

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

гре́ться [gryé-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to warm / to heat oneself
прийти́сь [preei-tées'] Verb , perfective
to suit, to fit, to fall on, to happen
бесце́нный [byes-tsén-nyi] Adjective
priceless
взя́тка [vzyát-ka] Noun , feminine
bribe

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