шпарить

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Ukrainian шпа́рити (špáryty, to scald, to beat) and Belarusian шпа́рыць (špárycʹ, to beat). Possibly derived from Polish sparzyć (to scald) (perfective), which is related to пар (par, steam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

шпа́рить (špáritʹimpf (perfective ошпа́рить)

  1. (colloquial) to scald (one's hands, etc.) (to burn with boiling liquid or steam)
  2. (colloquial) to pour boiling water over (often specifically in order to kill something, e.g. an insect)
  3. (low colloquial, figuratively, intransitive, imperfective only) to do something with hurriedly or with great force, energy or zeal

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Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

perfective

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