Russian word of the day: Проспать

Jul 06, 2018

проспа́ть

pra-spat'

Verb , perfective

Imperfective - просыпа́ть

to sleep (for some time); to oversleep, to miss (by sleeping)

Examples

  • По́сле вчера́шней вечери́нки мы проспа́ли до ча́су дня.

    pós-lye vchye-rásh-nyeî vye-chye-réen-kee my pra-spá-lee da chá-su dnya

    After yesterday's party, we slept until one in the afternoon.

  • Ты почему́ не пришла́ вчера́? - Я проспала́.

    ty pa-chee-mú nye preesh-lá vchee-rá? - ya pra-spa-lá

    Why did not you come yesterday? - I overslept.

Same stem words

спа́льня [spál'-nya] Noun , feminine , plural - спа́льни
bedroom
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Related words and phrases

терпе́ть [teer-pyét'] Verb , imperfective
to endure, to tolerate, to bear, to stand
сокро́вище [sak-ró-vee-sche] Noun
treasure, riches; darling
брак [brak] Noun , masculine
marriage; flaw, defect, defective articles / goods
взя́тка [vzyát-ka] Noun , feminine
bribe

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