Russian word of the day: Заигрывать

Dec 17, 2017



Verb , imperfective

to flirt


  • 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.

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Same stem words

игру́шка [eeg-rúsh-ka] Noun
вы́играть [vý-eeg-rat'] Verb
to win
игра́ть [eeg-rát'] Verb
to play

Related words and phrases

вы́йти за́муж [výi-tee zá-muzh] Phrase
to get married (for women)
свида́ние [svee-dá-nee-ye] Noun
date, rendezvous
новобра́чные [na-va-brách-ny-ye] Noun
newly-weds, newly-married
целова́ться [tse-la-vá-tsa] Verb
to kiss (one another)
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