куривать

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

кури́ть (kurítʹ) +‎ -ивать (-ivatʹ)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ку́ривать (kúrivatʹimpf

  1. (colloquial) to smoke (repeatedly or frequently); iterative of кури́ть (kurítʹ)
    Я ку́ривал папиро́сы ка́ждый день.
    Ja kúrival papirósy káždyj denʹ.
    I used to smoke strong unfiltered cigarettes every day.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • This is an iterative verb, and in standard language is conjugated only in the infinitive and the past tense.