плыць

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognates include Russian плыть (plytʹ).

Verb[edit]

плыць (plycʹimpf (perfective паплы́ць)

  1. to float
  2. to sail
    Ло́дка плыла́ па цячэ́нніLódka plylá pa cjačénni ― the boat was sailing with the tide
    Ло́дка плыла́ су́праць цячэ́нняLódka plylá súpracʹ cjačénnja ― the boat was sailing against the tide
  3. to swim

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Плыць and паплыць are Belarusian concrete verbs. Their counterparts, плаваць and паплаваць, are abstract verbs.

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective