обещать

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic обѣщати (oběščati), borrowed from Old Church Slavonic обѣщать (oběštatĭ), from Proto-Slavic *oběťati.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɐbʲɪˈɕːætʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

обеща́ть (obeščátʹimpf (perfective пообеща́ть)

  1. to promise

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “обещать”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in ru), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress