лечь

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*legʰ-

See лежа́ть ‎(ležátʹ)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

лечь ‎(lečʹpf ‎(imperfective ложи́ться)

  1. lie down
    лечь костьми́‎ ― lečʹ kostʹmí ― (idiomatic) to fall in battle, to do one's damnedest, to go all out
    лечь на со́весть‎ ― lečʹ na sóvestʹ ― to weigh on one's conscience
    лечь в дрейф(idiomatic)lečʹ v drejf ― to lie to, to heave to (nautical)
    лечь в осно́ву‎ ― lečʹ v osnóvu ― to underlie
    лечь в больни́цу‎ ― lečʹ v bolʹnícu ― to go to hospital (to be hospitalised)
    лечь спать‎ ― lečʹ spatʹ ― to go to bed
  2. (snow etc.) fall, cover

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imperfective

perfective

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