Russian word of the day: Ворчать

Mar 29, 2018

ворча́ть

var-chát'

Verb , imperfective

to grumble, to growl, to grouse, to snarl

Examples

  • Он ворча́л что́-то себе́ под нос.

    on var-chál chto-ta see-byá pad nos

    He was grumbling something under his breath.

  • Хва́тит ворча́ть уже́, улыбни́сь!

    hvá-teet var-chát' u-zhé, u-lyb-nées'

    Enough grumbling already, smile!

Related words and phrases

пережива́ть [pee-ree-zhee-vát'] Verb
to worry, to be upset, to take hard; to experience, to go through, to undergo, to suffer
сомнева́ться [sam-nee-vá-tsa] Verb
to doubt
раздража́ть [razd-ra-zhát'] Verb
to provoke, to vex, to annoy, to irritate
сты́дно [stýd-na] Adverb
it is shameful, it is a shame

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