Russian word of the day: Остепениться

Apr 14, 2018

остепени́ться

as-tee-pee-née-tsa

Verb , perfective

to settle / steady down, to become staid / respectable, to sober down

Examples

  • Пора́ тебе́, Ди́ма, остепени́ться!

    pa-rá tee-byé, Dée-ma, as-tee-pee-née-tsa

    It's time for you, Dima, to settle down!

  • Он остепени́лся и реши́л жени́ться.

    on as-tee-pee-néel-sya ee ree-shéel zhee-née-tsa

    He settled down and decided to get married.

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Same stem words

сте́пень [styé-pyen'] Noun
degree, extent

Related words and phrases

нажива́ться [na-zhee-vá-tsa] Verb
to make a profit out of somebody's work or loss
зано́за [za-nó-za] Noun
splinter; (about a person) pain in the neck, nag
понаро́шку [pa-na-rósh-ku] Adverb , variation - "понаро́шке"
for fun, pretending, in pretence
вкусня́тина [fkus-nyá-tee-na] Noun
it's delicious, yummy, tasty
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