Russian word of the day: Понюхать

Sep 02, 2018



Verb , perfective

Imperfective - ню́хать

to smell, to sniff, to scent


  • Поню́хай э́то, чем па́хнет?

    pa-nyú-haî é-ta, chyem páh-nyet

    Smell this, what does it smell like?

  • Соба́ка поню́хала оде́жду.

    sa-bá-ka pa-nyú-ha-la a-dyézh-du

    The dog smelled the clothes.

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to be / to keep / to remain silent
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