Russian word of the day: Терпеть

Aug 21, 2017

терпе́ть

teer-pyét'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - вы́терпеть, потерпе́ть

to endure, to tolerate, to bear, to stand

Examples

  • Терпе́ть не могу́, когда́ ты так говори́шь!

    teer-pyét nye na-gú, kag-dá ty tak ga-va-réesh

    I can't stand it when you say that!

  • Они́ до́лго его́ терпе́ли, да не вы́терпели, и уво́лили.

    a-née dól-ga ee-vó teer-pyé-lee, da nye vý-teer-pye-lee ee u-vó-lee-lee

    They tolerated him for a long time, but one day could not do it anymore and fired him.

Additional examples

More Russian sentences with the words that contain "терп".

  • Потерпи́ ещё немно́го, ско́ро прие́дем.

    pa-teer-pée ye-schyó neem-nó-ga, skó-ra pree-yé-deem

    Wait (be patient) a little bit longer, we arrive soon.

  • Моё терпе́ние исся́кло!

    ma-yó teer-pyé-nee-ye ees-syák-la

    My patience has run out!

  • Она́ не вы́терпела и покати́лась со сме́ху.

    a-ná nye vý-teer-pye-la ee pa-ka-tée-las' sa smyé-hu

    She could not help it and burst into laughter.

  • Ско́лько всего́ им пришло́сь вы́терпеть!

    skól'-ka vsee-vó eem preesh-lós' vý-teer-pyet'

    They had to suffer so much!

  • Никако́го терпе́ния на тебя́ не хвата́ет!

    nee-ka-kó-va teer-pyé-nee-ya na tee-byá nye hva-tá-eet

    No patience is enough to deal with you!

  • Придётся немно́жко потерпе́ть.

    pree-dyó-tsa neem-nósh-ka pa-teer-pyét'

    Have to suffer a little.

You might also like

Same stem words

вы́терпеть [vý-teer-pyét'] Verb , perfective
to endure, to bear; to undergo, to suffer
потерпе́ть [pa-teer-pyét'] Verb , perfective
to be patient, to tolerate, to suffer
терпе́ние [teer-pyé-nee-ye] Verb , neuter
patience
Russian Pod 101

Related words and phrases

очарова́тельный [a-chee-ra-vá-teel'-nyî] Adjective
charming, fascinating, enchanting
уда́чливый [u-dách-lee-vyî] Adjective
lucky (accompanied by good luck)
наро́чно [naróchna] Adverb
purposely
кривля́ться [kree-vlyá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to grimace, to make faces

Do you have any questions? We are here to help!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.