брехати

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *brexati, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerk-, from *bʰer-.

Cognate with Belarusian брахаць (braxacʹ), Russian брехать (brexatʹ), Slovak brechat'.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [breˈxɑte]

Verb[edit]

бреха́ти (brexátyimpf (perfective збреха́ти)

  1. (intransitive) to lie
  2. (intransitive, colloquial) to bark

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • Melʹnyčuk O. S., editor (1982), “брехати”, in Etymolohičnyj slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in uk), volume I, Kiev: Naukova Dumka, page 253
  • Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980), “брехати”, in Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka