ползти

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pelsti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɐɫˈs⁽ʲ⁾tʲi]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

ползти́ (polztíimpf (perfective поползти́)

  1. to creep, to crawl
  2. to move slowly
  3. to spread (of rumours)
  4. to fray, to ravel out (of fabric)
  5. to slip, to collapse (of soil)

Usage notes[edit]

ползти́ (polztí) and поползти́ (popolztí) are Russian concrete verbs. Their counterpart, по́лзать (pólzatʹ), is an abstract verb.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

Related terms[edit]