Russian word of the day: Припоздниться

Jan 11, 2019

припоздни́ться

pree-pazd-nee-tsa

Verb , perfective

to be (a bit) late

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

Related words and phrases

отню́дь не [at-nyút' nye] Phrase
by no means, not at all
под ключ [pat klyuch] Phrase
turnkey, fully ready/constructed
слыть [slyt'] Verb
to have the reputation for, to be said / reputed / known
опеча́тка [a-pee-chát-ka] Noun
misprint, typo
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