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.

Same stem words

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

сва́дьба [svád'-ba] Noun , feminine
влюбля́ться [vlyu-blyá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to fall in love
флиртова́ть [fleer-ta-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to flirt
ревнова́ть [reev-na-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to be jealous

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