Russian word of the day: Заболеть

Sep 09, 2018

заболе́ть

za-ba-lyét'

Verb , perfective

Imperfective - боле́ть

to get sick; to start hurting/aching

Examples

  • Ма́ша не пое́хала с на́ми, она́ заболе́ла.

    má-sha nye pa-yé-ha-la s ná-mee, a-ná za-ba-lyé-la

    Masha did not go with us, she fell ill.

  • От всего́ э́того шу́ма у меня́ заболе́ла голова́.

    at vsee-vó é-ta-va shú-ma u mee-nyá za-ba-lyé-la ga-la-vá

    I got a headache from all this noise.

Same stem words

боле́ть [ba-lyét'] Verb , imperfective
to be sick / ill; to hurt, to ache
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Related words and phrases

реце́пт [ree-tsept] Noun , masculine
recipe; prescription
боле́ть [ba-lyét'] Verb , imperfective
to be sick / ill; to hurt, to ache
приви́вка [pree-véef-ka] Noun , feminine
vaccination
тошни́ть [tash-néet'] Verb , imperfective , used only in 3d person with the Genitive (меня/тебя/его тошнит)
to be/to feel sick/nauseated/nauseous

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