Russian word of the day: Целоваться

Feb 04, 2019

целова́ться

tse-la-vá-tsa

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - поцелова́ться

to kiss (one another)

Examples

  • Они́ целова́лись, не обраща́я внима́ния на дождь.

    a-née tse-la-vá-lees', nye ab-ra-schá-ya vnee-má-nee-ya na dozhd'

    They were kissing and not paying attention to the rain.

  • В Росси́и при́нято целова́ться при встре́че то́лько с бли́зкими друзья́ми и чле́нами семьи́.

    v ras-sée-ee prée-nya-ta tse-la-vá-tsa pree fstryé-chye tól'-ka c bléez-kee-mee druz'-yá-mee ee chlyé-na-mee seem'-ee

    In Russia, it is customary to kiss only when meeting close friends and family members.

Additional examples

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

  • Она́ пожела́ла де́тям споко́йной но́чи и поцелова́ла пе́ред сном.

    o-ná pa-zhee-lá-la dyé-tyam spa-kóî-naî nó-chee ee pa-tse-la-vá-la pyé-ryet snom

    She wished the children good night and kissed them for the night.

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Same stem words

поцелу́й [pa-tsee-lúî] Noun
kiss

Related words and phrases

муж [muzh] Noun
husband
заи́грывать [za-éeg-ry-vat'] Verb
to flirt
де́вушка [dyé-vush-ka] Noun
girl, young lady; girlfriend
брак [brak] Noun
marriage; flaw, defect, defective articles / goods

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