Russian word of the day: Предвещать

Mar 06, 2017

How to say 

"To forebode / To foreshadow" in Russian

предвеща́ть

pryed-vee-schát'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - предвести́ть

to forebode, to presage, to betoken, to foreshadow

Examples

  • Ничто́ не предвеща́ло беды́.

    neech-tó nye pryed-vee-schá-la bee-dý

    There were no signs of trouble.

  • Контра́кт предвеща́л партнёрам хоро́шие дивиде́нды.

    kant-rákt pryed-vee-schál part-nyó-ram ha-ró-shee-ye dee-vee-dyén-ty

    The contract foreshadowed good dividends for the partners.

Additional examples

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

  • Согла́сно наро́дным приме́там, тума́н и и́ней у́тром 10 апре́ля предвеща́ют бога́тый урожа́й.

    sag-lás-na na-ród-nym pree-myé-tam, tu-mán ee ée-neeî út-ram dee-syá-ta-va ap-ryé-lya preed-vee-schá-yut ba-gá-tyî u-ra-zháî

    According to local signs, fog and frost on the morning of April 10 foreshadow a rich harvest.

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опеча́тка [a-pee-chát-ka] Noun
misprint, typo
зря [zrya] Adverb
in vain, to no purpose, (all) for nothing
за́дним число́м [zád-neem chees-lóm] Phrase
post factum, backdating
безобра́зие [bee-za-brá-zee-ye] Noun
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