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

разочарова́ние [ra-za-chee-ra-vá-nee-ye] Noun , neuter
disappointment, disillusionment
ворча́ть [var-chát'] Verb , imperfective
to grumble, to growl, to grouse, to snarl
ра́доваться [rá-da-va-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be happy, to rejoice
грусти́ть [grus-téet'] Verb , imperfective
to be sad, to feel blue, to grieve

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