тонуть

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɐˈnutʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

тону́ть (tonútʹimpf (perfective потону́ть or затону́ть or утону́ть)

  1. to sink, to go down
  2. to drown
  3. to be lost
    мысль то́нет в нену́жных подро́бностяхmyslʹ tónet v nenúžnyx podróbnostjaxthe idea is lost in a mass of unnecessary details
    тону́ть в дела́хtonútʹ v deláxto be up to one's eyes in work, to be snowed under with work

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