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.

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Same stem words

по умолча́нию [pa u-mal-chá-nee-yu] Phrase
by default
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Related words and phrases

объясня́ть [ab-ee-snyát'] Verb , imperfective
to explain
стара́ться [sta-rá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to try, to seek, to endeavour
успева́ть [us-pee-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to have time to do something, to manage to do something
согре́ться [sag-ryé-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get warm

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