Russian word of the day: Заткнуться

Jan 24, 2019

How to say 

"To shut up" in Russian

заткну́ться

zatk-nú-tsa

Verb , perfective

Imperfective - затыка́ться

to shut up

Examples

  • На твоём ме́сте я бы заткну́лся и не выступа́л.

    na tva-yóm myés-tye, ya by zatk-núl-sya ee nye vys-tu-pál

    If I were you, I would shut up and not speak.

  • Заткни́сь! - Сама́ заткни́сь!

    zatk-nées'! - sa-má zatk-nées'!

    Shut up! - Shut up yourself!

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