Russian word of the day: Обижаться

Aug 07, 2017



Verb , imperfective

to take offence, to resent


  • Не обижа́йся, я не наро́чно.

    nye a-bee-zháî-sya, ya nye na-rósh-na

    Don't feel offended, I didn't do it on purpose.

  • Кри́тику он не воспринима́ет, а то́лько обижа́ется.

    krée-tee-ku on nye vas-pree-nee-má-eet, a tól'-ka a-bee-zhá-ee-tsa.

    He can not take criticism, only feels offended.

Same stem words

обижа́ть [a-bee-zhát'] Verb , imperfective
to offend, to hurt feelings, to treat badly
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Related words and phrases

удово́льствие [u-da-vól'st-vee-ye] Noun , neuter
серди́ться [seer-dée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be angry
стыди́ться [sty-dée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be ashamed
злой [zloî] Adjective
angry; wicked, evil; malicious, spiteful, mean

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