Russian word of the day: Заразиться

Jul 23, 2018



Verb , perfective

Imperfective - заража́ться

to catch an illness, to become infected


  • Все вокру́г чиха́ют и ка́шляют, как бы не зарази́ться.

    fsye vak-rúk chee-há-yut ee kásh-lee-yut, kak by nye za-ra-zée-tsa

    Everyone around sneezes and coughs, we should be carefull not to get infected.

  • Бедня́га зарази́лся бе́шенством по́сле уку́са ко́шки.

    beed-nyá-ga za-ra-zéel-sya byé-sheenst-vam pós-lye u-kú-sa kósh-kee

    The poor fellow became infected with rabies after a cat bite.

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