трепетать

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Etymology[edit]

тре́пет (trépet) +‎ -а́ть (-átʹ)

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  • IPA(key): [trʲɪpʲɪˈtatʲ]
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трепета́ть (trepetátʹimpf

  1. to tremble, to quiver, to flicker
    кры́лья ба́бочки трепе́щутkrýlʹja bábočki trepéščutthe butterfly's wings quiver
  2. to thrill, to tremble
    трепета́ть за кого́-либоtrepetátʹ za kovó-liboto tremble for someone
    трепета́ть при мы́сли (о)trepetátʹ pri mýsli (o)to tremble at the thought (of)
    трепета́ть от ра́достиtrepetátʹ ot rádostito thrill with delight; be thrilled
    трепета́ть от у́жасаtrepetátʹ ot úžasato shudder/thrill with horror
  3. to fear, to tremble (at)
    трепещи́!trepeščí!tremble!

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