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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ны́нешний [ný-neesh-neeî ] Adjective
present, this, actual, today's
сожра́ть [sazh-rát'] Verb , perfective
to gobble up, to eat greedily
уплета́ть [up-lee-tát'] Verb , imperfective
to eat greedily, to stuff oneself with (food)
вдре́безги [vdryé-beez-gee] Adverb
into smithereens, to pieces

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