работать

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *orbotati.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

рабо́тать (rabótatʹimpf (perfective порабо́тать)

  1. to work
    рабо́тать над че́м-либоrabótatʹ nad čém-liboto work on something (must be expressed with an instrumental case)
    рабо́тать на кого́-либоrabótatʹ na kovó-liboto work for someone (must be expressed with an accusative case)
    рабо́тать ке́м-либоrabótatʹ kém-liboto work as [insert occupation or role] (must be expressed with an instrumental case)
    рабо́тать че́м-либоrabótatʹ čém-liboto work with [insert tool or device] (must be expressed with an instrumental case)
  2. to function
  3. to labor, to toil
  4. to be open (for business)

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

Related terms[edit]