тереть

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *terti, from Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- ‎(to rub, rub by twisting, twist, turn). Cognate with Latin terō ‎(to rub), Greek τρίβω ‎(trívo, to rub), Lithuanian trinti ‎(to rub), Latvian trīt ‎(to rub), Armenian թրել ‎(tʿrel, to knead)

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Verb[edit]

тере́ть ‎(terétʹimpf ‎(perfective потере́ть)

  1. to rub
  2. to polish
  3. to rub sore, chafe, abrade
  4. to grate, grind

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imperfective

perfective