бывать

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *byvati. Equivalent to быть (bytʹ) +‎ -ва́ть (-vátʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɨˈvatʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

быва́ть (byvátʹimpf (perfective побыва́ть)

  1. (imperfective only) to be
  2. (imperfective only) to occur, to happen (rarely, sometimes, regularly, or often)
  3. to be at, to visit, to stay with
    Perfective: побыва́ть (pobyvátʹ)

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