Russian word of the day: Плакать

Apr 05, 2018

How to say 

"To cry" in Russian

пла́кать

plá-kat'

Verb , imperfective

to cry, to weep

Examples

  • Не плачь!

    nye plach

    Don't cry!

  • Пла́кали на́ши де́нежки!

    plá-ka-lee ná-shee dyé-neesh-kee

    We can kiss our money goodbye! (Lit. - Our money cried!)

Additional examples

More Russian sentences with the words that contain "плак".

  • Не ребёнок, а пла́кса кака́я-то!

    nye ree-byó-nak a plák-sa ka-ká-ya-ta

    It's not a baby, it's a crybaby!

  • Не будь тако́й пла́ксой!

    nye but' ta-kói plák-sai

    Do not be such a crybaby!

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Same stem words

плаче́вный [pla-chyév-nyî ] Adjective
sad, deplorable, pitiable, lamentable, mournful
пла́кса [plák-sa] Noun , masculine or feminine
crybaby
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Related words and phrases

весели́ться [vee-see-lée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to enjoy oneself, to have fun (a good time)
сты́дно [stýd-na] Adverb
it is shameful, it is a shame
сча́стье [schást'-ye] Verb , neuter
happiness
обижа́ться [a-bee-zhát'-sya] Verb , imperfective
to take offence, to resent

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