плаваць

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *plavati (swim, sail). Cognates include Ukrainian пла́вати (plávaty).

Verb[edit]

пла́ваць (plávacʹimpf (perfective папла́ваць or паплы́ць)

  1. to float, to sail, to swim

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Плаваць and паплаваць are in the class of Belarusian abstract verbs. Their counterparts, плыць and паплыць, are concrete verbs.