Russian word of the day: Припоздниться

Jan 11, 2019



Verb , perfective

to be (a bit) late


  • 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 , perfective
to be late
по́здно [pózd-na] Adverb
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Related words and phrases

заблуди́ться [za-blu-dée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get lost, to lose one's way, to go astray
на цы́почках [na tsý-pach-kah] Phrase
on tiptoe
упусти́ть [u-pus-téet'] Verb , perfective
to miss, to overlook, to let go / slip
насма́рку [nas-már-ku] , used only in combinations
with no positive outcome, ~go down the drain

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