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

скуча́ть [sku-chát'] Verb , imperfective
to be bored, to have a tedious time; (по кому-то) to long (for), to miss
сомнева́ться [sam-nee-vá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to doubt, to have one's doubts
смуща́ться [smu-schá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be embarrassed, confused; to experience awkwardness, shyness
ра́доваться [rá-da-va-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be happy, to rejoice

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