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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Related words and phrases

запропасти́ться [za-pra-pas-tée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get lost, to disappear
опеча́тка [a-pee-chát-ka] Noun , feminine
misprint, typo
предвеща́ть [pryed-vee-schát'] Verb , imperfective
to forebode, to presage, to betoken, to foreshadow
поголо́вно [pa-ga-lóv-na] Adverb
all without exception

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