зря

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See also: зра

Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

зря (zrja)

  1. second/third-person singular aorist indicative of зра (zra)

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *зьрѧ, present participle of зреть, originally “idly looking”

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zrʲa]
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

зря (zrja)

  1. (colloquial) in vain, to no avail, for nothing
    Зря ты э́то сказа́л. Тепе́рь весь го́род бу́дет знать.
    Zrja ty éto skazál. Tepérʹ vesʹ górod búdet znatʹ.
    You shouldn't have said that. Now the whole town will know.
    Зря мы стара́лись. Всё равно́ никто́ не оцени́л.
    Zrja my starálisʹ. Vsjó ravnó niktó ne oceníl.
    All our efforts were in vain. Nobody appreciated them.

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Participle[edit]

зря́ (zrjá)

  1. present adverbial imperfective participle of зреть (zretʹ)