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

получа́ться [pa-lu-chá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to result, to turn out, to arrive
очарова́тельный [a-chee-ra-vá-teel'-nyî] Adjective
charming, fascinating, enchanting
кривля́ться [kree-vlyá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to grimace, to make faces
гре́ться [gryé-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to warm / to heat oneself

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