чесать

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *česàti (comb, scratch). Acc. to Vasmer cognates include Sanskrit कच्छू (kacchū, an itch, a scab), Ancient Greek κεσκέον (keskéon, oakum, tow) and Ancient Greek κέωρος (kéōros, nettle)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕɪˈsatʲ]
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Verb[edit]

чеса́ть (česátʹimpf (perfective почеса́ть)

  1. to comb
  2. (textiles) to card, to comb
  3. to scratch (in order to remove itching)
    чеса́ть языко́мčesátʹ jazykómto wag one's tongue

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Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

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