гнать

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gъnati, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰénti, from *gʷʰen-, whence English fend; defend; offend.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡnatʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

гнать (gnatʹimpf (perfective погна́ть or загна́ть)

  1. to drive
  2. to distill
  3. to chase, to pursue
  4. to speed along
  5. (slang) to lie
  6. (slang) to give (used in the imperative to make a forceful demand)

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Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

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