Russian word of the day: Постучать

May 05, 2017

How to say 

"To knock" in Russian



Verb , perfective

to knock


  • 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

свист [sveest] Noun , masculine
whistling, whistle (sound)
крича́ть [kree-chát'] Verb , imperfective
to scream, to shout, to yell
свисте́ть [svees-tyét'] Verb , imperfective
to whistle
стук [stuk] Noun , masculine
knock, tap, clatter

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