тереть

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *terti, from Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- (to rub, rub by twisting, twist, turn). Cognate with Latin terō (to rub), Greek τρίβω (trívo, to rub), Lithuanian trinti (to rub), Latvian trīt (to rub), Armenian թրել (tʿrel, to knead)

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тере́ть (terétʹimpf (perfective потере́ть)

  1. to rub
  2. to polish
  3. to rub sore, chafe, abrade
  4. to grate, grind

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imperfective

perfective