Russian word of the day: Цвести

Jun 04, 2019

How to say 

"To bloom / to blossom" in Russian

цвести́

tsvees-tée

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - зацвести́:

to bloom, to blossom

Examples

  • В э́то вре́мя года начина́ет цвести́ сире́нь.

    v é-ta vryé-mya gó-da na-chee-ná-eet tsvee-stée see-ryén'

    At this time of year the lilac begins to bloom.

  • Аза́лия цветёт раз в год в тече́ние пери́ода от двух до четырёх неде́ль.

    a-zá-lee-ya tsvee-tyót ras v got f tee-chyé-nee-ye pee-rée-a-da at dvuh da chee-ty-ryóh nee-dyél'

    Azalea blossoms once a year for a period from two to four weeks.

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