копать

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic копати (kopati), from Proto-Slavic *kopati, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kop-, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kep- (to strike, beat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɐˈpatʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

копа́ть (kopátʹimpf (perfective копну́ть or вы́копать)

  1. to dig
  2. to dig up, to dig out
    копа́ть карто́фельkopátʹ kartófelʹto dig potatoes, to lift potatoes

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

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