Russian word of the day: Пререкаться

Feb 12, 2018

пререка́ться

pree-ree-ká-tsa

Verb , imperfective

to argue, to wrangle, to bicker

Examples

  • Не пререка́йся со ста́ршими!

    nye pree-ree-káî-sya sa stár-shee-mee

    Don't you talk back to the elders!

  • Он пререка́ется с ма́терью по любо́му по́воду.

    on pree-ree-ká-ee-tsa s má-teer'-yu pa lyu-bó-mu pó-va-du

    He always (for any reason) wrangles with his mother.

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Related words and phrases

угоща́ть [u-ga-schát'] Verb , imperfective
to treat (to), to stand a treat
посту́пок [pas-tú-pak] Noun , masculine , plural - посту́пки
act, deed, action
я́бедничать [ya-beed-nee-cheet'] Verb , imperfective
to report another's wrongdoing
злопа́мятный [zla-pá-myat-nyi] Adjective
vindictive, rancorous, unforgiving

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