одеть

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *oděti, equivalent to о- (o-) +‎ деть (detʹ).

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Verb[edit]

оде́ть (odétʹpf (imperfective одева́ть)

  1. to dress, clothe
    • дете́й оде́ли тепло́detéj odéli teplóthe children had been dressed warmly
  2. to provide clothes
    • бедня́гу на́до накорми́ть и оде́тьbednjágu nádo nakormítʹ i odétʹthe poor fellow needs to be fed and given clothes
  3. (figuratively) to cover
    • 1833, А. С. Пушкин, Осень
      В багре́ц и зо́лото оде́тые леса́V bagréc i zóloto odétyje lesáWoods covered in crimson and gold
  4. (colloquial, proscribed) to put on (clothing, equipment)
    • он оде́л на го́лову ша́пкуon odél na gólovu šápkuhe put on a hat

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usage of одеть (что-либо) in the sense of to put on (something) is considered non-standard in modern Russian; наде́ть (nadétʹ) should be used instead.

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