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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обижа́ться [a-bee-zhát'-sya] Verb , imperfective
to take offence, to resent
удово́льствие [u-da-vól'st-vee-ye] Noun , neuter
pleasure
утоми́ть [u-ta-méet'] Verb , perfective
to bore, to tire
сомнева́ться [sam-nee-vá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to doubt

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