Russian word of the day: Смеркаться

Jun 07, 2019

How to say 

"To grow dusky" in Russian

смерка́ться

smeer-ká-tsa

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - сме́ркнуться

to grow dusky

Examples

  • Уже́ смерка́ется, дава́й возвраща́ться обра́тно.

    u-zhé smeer-ká-ee-tsa, da-váî vaz-vra-schá-tsa ab-rát-na

    It's getting dark, let's go back.

  • Зимо́й здесь начина́ет смерка́ться дово́льно ра́но.

    zee-móî sdyes' na-chee-ná-eet smeer-ká-tsa da-vól'-na rá-na

    In winter it starts getting dark quite early here.

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