Russian word of the day: Завидовать

Jun 05, 2018

зави́довать

za-vée-da-vat'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - позави́довать

to envy, to be envious / jealous

Examples

  • Не обраща́й внима́ния, они́ про́сто тебе́ зави́дуют!

    nye ab-ra-scháî vnee-má-nee-ya, a-née prós-ta tee-byé za-vée-du-yut

    Do not pay attention, they just envy you!

  • Она́ всегда́ мне зави́довала.

    a-ná vseeg-dá mnye za-vée-da-va-la

    She always envied me.

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Related words and phrases

ду́ться [dú-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to sulk , to pout
сомнева́ться [sam-nee-vá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to doubt, to have one's doubts
раздража́ть [razd-ra-zhát'] Verb , imperfective
to provoke, to vex, to annoy, to irritate
сты́дно [stýd-na] Adverb
it is shameful, it is a shame

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