топтать

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic тъпътъ (tŭpŭtŭ) and thus related to то́пот (tópot, footfall, tread, tample). Cognates include Template:bog, Czech deptat, Polish dерtаć

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

топта́ть (toptátʹimpf

  1. to trample down
  2. to tread dirt (into), to leave dirty footmarks (on), to track dirt (on)
    топта́ть пол гря́зными боти́нкамиtoptátʹ pol grjáznymi botínkamito mark up the floor with one's dirty boots
  3. to knead
    топта́ть гли́нуtoptátʹ glínuto knead clay
  4. (colloquial) to wear (shoes) unsparingly
    не топчи́ зря но́вые ту́флиne topčí zrja nóvyje túflidon't walk around in your new shoes without a reason
  5. to trample (on)
    топта́ть чьё-либо досто́инствоtoptátʹ čʹjó-libo dostóinstvoto trample on someone's dignity
  6. (colloquial) (of fowl) to cover, to mount

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imperfective

perfective

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