обіцяти

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Polish obiecać, from Proto-Slavic *oběťati. Displaced native Old East Slavic обѣчати (oběčati).

Compare Belarusian абяца́ць (abjacácʹ), borrowed from the same Polish word, as well as Russian обеща́ть (obeščátʹ), borrowed from Old Church Slavonic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɔbʲiˈt͡sʲɑte]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

обіця́ти (obicjátyimpf (perfective пообіця́ти)

  1. (transitive) to promise, to pledge

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