врать

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See also: вратъ

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *vьrati, 1sg. *vьrǫ (as a verb, only preserved in Russian and Serbo-Croatian). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *werh₁- (to speak). Cognate with Serbo-Croatian varati (to betray).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vratʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

врать (vratʹimpf (perfective совра́ть)

  1. to lie
    Synonym: лгать (lgatʹ)
  2. to make a mistake
  3. to be inaccurate
  4. to tell tales

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

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