Russian word of the day: Постучать

May 05, 2017

постуча́ть

pas-tu-chát'

Verb , perfective

to knock

Examples

  • Кто-то постуча́л в дверь.

    kto-ta pas-tu-chál v dvyer'

    Somebody knocked at the door.

  • Я постуча́ла, но никто́ не откры́л.

    ya pas-tu-chá-la no neek-tó nye atk-rýl

    I knocked, but nobody opened.

Same stem words

стук [stuk] Noun , masculine
knock, tap, clatter
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Related words and phrases

шёпот [shó-pat] Noun , masculine
whisper
стук [stuk] Noun , masculine
knock, tap, clatter
гро́хот [gró-hat] Noun , masculine
crash, roar, rumble, rattle
писк [peesk] Noun , masculine
squeak, peep, chirp, cheep

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