Russian word of the day: Нарасхват

Jan 30, 2019

нарасхва́т

na-ras-hvát

Adverb

~ like hot cakes, in great demand

Examples

  • Кни́гу покупа́ют нарасхва́т.

    knée-gu pa-ku-pá-yut na-ras-hvát

    The book is sold like hot cakes.

  • Он у де́вушек про́сто нарасхва́т.

    on u dyé-vu-shék prós-ta na-ras-hvát

    He is in great demand among the girls.

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