опираться

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

о- (o-) +‎ пирать (piratʹ), the latter being a variant of пере́ть (perétʹ, to carry, move, trudge), q. v.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

опира́ться (opirátʹsjaimpf (perfective опере́ться)

  1. to lean, to rest (on, against)
  2. to rely (on), to depend on, to be guided (by)
    Дава́йте опира́ться то́лько на фа́кты.
    Davájte opirátʹsja tólʹko na fákty.
    Let us be guided by facts only.

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