просить

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *prositi, from Proto-Indo-European *preḱ-, whence English pray and precarious.

Indo-European cognates include Persian پرسیدن‎, Northern Kurdish pirsîn, Sanskrit पृच्छति (pṛccháti), Armenian հարց (harcʿ), Latin posco and Old English frignan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [prɐˈsʲitʲ]
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Verb[edit]

проси́ть (prosítʹimpf (perfective попроси́ть)

  1. to ask for, to request, to beg, to pray

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

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