Russian word of the day: Обижаться

Aug 07, 2017



Verb , imperfective

Perfective - оби́деться

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
to offend, to hurt feelings, to treat badly

Related words and phrases

грусти́ть [grus-téet'] Verb
to be sad, to feel blue, to grieve
испуга́ться [ees-pu-gá-tsa] Verb
to get scared, to get frightened
сты́дно [stýd-na] Adverb
it is shameful, it is a shame
пережива́ть [pee-ree-zhee-vát'] Verb
to worry, to be upset, to take hard; to experience, to go through, to undergo, to suffer

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