кохати

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *koxati.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɔˈxɑte]
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Verb[edit]

коха́ти (koxátyimpf (perfective покоха́ти)

  1. (transitive) to love, to have a strong affection for (someone or something)
    Synonym: люби́ти (ljubýty)
    я тебе́ коха́юja tebé koxájuI love you
  2. (transitive, rarely) to be strongly inclined towards something
  3. (transitive) to care, to cherish, to nurture (about kids, pets, plants etc.)

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References[edit]

  • Melʹnyčuk O. S., editor (1989) , “кохати”, in Etymolohičnyj slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in Ukrainian), volume III, Kyjiv: Naukova Dumka, page 63
  • кохати in Bilodid, I. K., editor (1970–1980) Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka
  • кохати in Horox (slovozmina)
  • кохати in Slovnyk - portal ukrajinsʹkoji movy ta kulʹtury