Russian word of the day: Заигрывать

Dec 17, 2017



Verb , imperfective

to flirt

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  • По-мо́ему, он с тобо́й заи́грывает.

    pa-mó-ee-mu, on s ta-bóî za-éeg-ry-va-eet

    In my opinion, he is flirting with you.

  • Весь ве́чер он заи́грывал с хоро́шенькими де́вушками.

    vyes' vyé-chyer on za-éeg-ry-val s ha-ró-sheen'-kee-mee dyé-vush-ka-mee

    All evening he flirted with pretty girls.

Same stem words

вы́играть [vý-eeg-rat'] Verb
to win
игра́ть [eeg-rát'] Verb
to play
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Related words and phrases

полюби́ть [pa-lyu-béet'] Verb
to fall in love, to grow fond of, to come to like
свида́ние [svee-dá-nee-ye] Noun
date, rendezvous
неве́ста [nee-vyés-ta] Noun
bride, fiancee
па́рень [pá-ryen'] Noun
guy, fellow; boyfriend

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