Russian word of the day: Заноза

Jun 28, 2018

зано́за

za-nó-za

Noun , feminine

splinter; (about a person) pain in the neck, nag

Examples

  • Я посади́ла себе́ зано́зу.

    ya pa-sa-dée-la see-byé za-nó-zu

    I got a splinter.

  • Ну ты и зано́за!

    nu ty ee za-nó-za

    You are such a pain/nagger!

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Related words and phrases

прома́зать [pra-má-zat'] Verb , perfective
to miss (the mark)
враспло́х [vrasp-lóh] Adverb
unawares, unexpectedly, by surprise
вя́нуть [vyá-nut'] Verb , imperfective
to wither, to fade
самоу́чка [sa-ma-úch-ka] Noun , masculine or feminine
self-taught person

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