Russian word of the day: Припоздниться

Jan 11, 2019

припоздни́ться

pree-pazd-nee-tsa

Verb , perfective

to be (a bit) late

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Examples

  • Он объясни́л, что припозднился и́з-за про́бок.

    on ab-yas-neel, chto pree-pazd-néel-sya eez-za pró-bak

    He explained that he was a bit late because of traffic jams.

  • Весна́ в э́том году́ припозднилась.

    vees-ná v é-tam ga-dú pree-pazd-née-las'

    Spring came late this year.

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Same stem words

опозда́ть [a-paz-dát'] Verb
to be late
по́здно [pózd-na] Adverb
late
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Related words and phrases

поголо́вно [pa-ga-lóv-na] Adverb
all without exception
нарасхва́т [na-ras-hvát] Adverb
~ like hot cakes, in great demand
слыть [slyt'] Verb
to have the reputation for, to be said / reputed / known
поступа́ться [pas-tu-pá-tsa] Verb
to renounce, to give up, to forgo, to waive
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