звать

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic зъвати (zŭvati), from Proto-Slavic *zъvati

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

звать (zvatʹimpf (perfective позва́ть)

  1. to call
    Меня́ зову́т Пётр.Menjá zovút Pjótr.My name is Pyotr. (literally, “They call me Pyotr.”)
  2. to invite

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

Related terms[edit]