зреть

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *zьrěti (to ripen).

Verb[edit]

зреть (zretʹimpf (perfective созре́ть)

  1. to ripen, mature
    c. 1920, Сергей Буданцев, Мятеж
    в голове командующего зреют благие мысли
    good thoughts are ripening in the commander's head
    1897, А. К. Гермониус, В Ясной Поляне. У Льва Толстого
    здесь в тени чудные лип и берез создавались и зрели чудные образы и художественные картины
    here in the shadow of lovely lindens and birches wondrous images and artistic paintings were created and ripened
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imperfective

perfective

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old East Slavic зьрѣти (zĭrěti), from Proto-Slavic *zьrěti (to see, to look at). Cognate to Lithuanian žiūrėti.

Verb[edit]

зреть (zretʹimpf (perfective узре́ть)

  1. (archaic) to watch, look at
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imperfective

perfective

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