качнуть

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly кача́ть (kačátʹ) +‎ -ну́ть (-nútʹ) (or derived the other way around).

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качну́ть (kačnútʹpf (imperfective кача́ть)

  1. to rock, swing, shake, wobble; dandle (once)
    качну́ть колыбе́льkačnútʹ kolybélʹto rock the cradle (once)
    качну́ть голово́йkačnútʹ golovójto shake one's head (once)
  2. to pump (once)
  3. (transitive or impersonal) to toss, roll, pitch (once)
    ло́дку качну́лоlódku kačnúlothe boat tossed / rolled (once)
  4. (colloquial) to lift up, chair (to toss someone up, like a group of fans their champion)
  5. (colloquial) to train/pump muscle (once)

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