Russian word of the day: Терпеть

Aug 21, 2017

How to say 

"To endure" in Russian

терпе́ть

teer-pyét'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - вы́терпеть (see below)

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.

The perfective aspect

потерпе́ть [pa-teer-pyét'] Verb
to be patient, to tolerate, to suffer
вы́терпеть [vý-teer-pyét'] Verb
to endure, to bear; to undergo, to suffer

  • 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.

  • Придётся немно́жко потерпе́ть.

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

    Have to suffer a little.

  • 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!

Additional examples

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

  • 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!

  • Моё терпе́ние исся́кло!

    ma-yó teer-pyé-nee-ye ees-syák-la

    My patience has run out!

  • Я терпе́ть не могу́, когда́ ты так де́лаешь!

    ya teer-pyét' nye ma-gú, kag-da ty tak dyé-la-eesh'

    I hate it when you do that!

  • Он терпе́ть не мо́жет грибы́.

    on teer-pyét' mye mó-zheet gree-bý

    He can't stand mushrooms.

  • Придётся немно́жко потерпе́ть.

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

    Have to suffer a little.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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Same stem words

терпе́ние [teer-pyé-nee-ye] Noun
patience
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Related words and phrases

вы́терпеть [vý-teer-pyét'] Verb
to endure, to bear; to undergo, to suffer
ми́мо [mée-ma] Preposition
past, by; wide of the mark
молча́ть [mal-chat'] Verb
to be / to keep / to remain silent
просыпа́ться [pra-sy-pá-tsa] Verb
to wake up

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