Russian word of the day: Постучать

May 05, 2017

How to say 

"To knock" in Russian

постуча́ть

pas-tu-chát'

Verb , perfective

Imperfective - стуча́ть

to knock

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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
knock, tap, clatter
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Related words and phrases

писк [peesk] Noun
squeak, peep, chirp, cheep
свист [sveest] Noun
whistling, whistle (sound)
шёпот [shó-pat] Noun
whisper
стук [stuk] Noun
knock, tap, clatter
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