Russian word of the day: Растеряться

Nov 22, 2019



Verb , perfective

to get lost / confused / puzzled, to lose one's head


  • Ко́стя не растеря́лся и бы́стро пришёл на по́мощь дру́гу.

    kós-tya nye ras-tee-ryál-sya ee býst-ra pree-shól na pó-masch' drú-gu

    Kostya was not taken aback and quickly came to the aid of a friend.

  • Он так растеря́лся, что забы́л, что собира́лся де́лать.

    on tak ras-tee-ryál-sya, chto za-býl, chto sa-bee-rál-sya dyé-lat'

    He got so confused that he forgot what he was going to do.

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Same stem words

потеря́ться [pa-tee-ryá-tsa] Verb
to get lost
потеря́ть [pa-tee-ryát'] Verb
to lose (something)
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to hate, to loathe
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