подкапывать

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подкопа́ть (podkopátʹ) +‎ -ывать (-yvatʹ)

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подка́пывать (podkápyvatʹimpf (perfective подкопа́ть)

  1. to dig out the earth under (something), to undermine, to sap
  2. to dig (a passage or tunnel) under
  3. (figuratively, colloquial) to undermine
  4. (colloquial) to dig a bit, to dig a part of, to dig additionally
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Etymology 2[edit]

подка́пать (podkápatʹ) +‎ -ывать (-yvatʹ)

Verb[edit]

подка́пывать (podkápyvatʹimpf (perfective подка́пать or подка́пнуть)

  1. to drip adding to what is already present, to accumulate (drops of something)
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