Russian word of the day: Ворчать

Mar 29, 2018



Verb , imperfective

to grumble, to growl, to grouse, to snarl


  • 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!

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смуща́ться [smu-schá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be embarrassed, confused; to experience awkwardness, shyness
успоко́иться [us-pa-kó-ee-tsa] Verb , perfective
to calm down
скуча́ть [sku-chát'] Verb , imperfective
to be bored, to have a tedious time; (по кому-то) to long (for), to miss
наслажда́ться [na-slazh-dá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to enjoy, to relish, to delight, to revel

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