брать

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See also: братъ

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic бьрати (bĭrati), from Proto-Slavic *bьrati (to take), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *biratei, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰéreti, whence English bear and Persian بردن(bordan, to take, to carry).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bratʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

брать (bratʹimpf (perfective взять)

  1. to take
    брать себе́ в го́ловуbratʹ sebé v gólovuto take it into one's head
    брать кого́-либо за ру́куbratʹ kovó-libo za rúkuto take someone by the hand

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

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