Russian word of the day: Тряпка

Dec 19, 2017

тря́пка

tryáp-ka

Noun , feminine

shred, rag, duster, mop; wimp, doormat

Examples

  • Возьми́ тря́пку и вы́три со стола́!

    vaz'-mée tryáp-ku ee výt-ree sa sta-lá

    Take a rag and clean the table!

  • Ми́ша - тря́пка, у него́ никогда́ на э́то ду́ху не хва́тит.

    mée-sha - tryáp-ka, u nee-vó nee-kag-dá na é-ta dú-hu nye hvá-teet

    Misha is a wimp, he will never have guts for it.

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му́сорное ведро́ [mú-sar-na-ye veed-ró] Phrase , neuter
rubbish bin
стира́льный порошо́к [stee-rál'nyî pa-ra-shók] Phrase
detergent, washing powder
гла́дить [glá-deet'] Verb , imperfective
to pat, to caress; to iron
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to vacuum

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