Russian word of the day: Гладить

Jun 13, 2018 (see all)
[ glá-deet' ]
Verb , imperfective
Perfective - погла́дить (see below)
to pat, to caress; to iron

The perfective aspect

погла́дить [pa-glá-deet'] Verb
to pat, to caress; to iron
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  • Не гладь кота́ про́тив ше́рсти, он э́того не лю́бит.

    nye glad' ka-tá pró-teef shérs-tee, on é-ta-va nye lyú-beet

    Do not rub the cat the wrong way (against the direction of the fur), he does not like it.

  • Чья о́чередь гла́дить бельё?

    ch'-ya ó-chee-ryed' glá-deet' beel'-yó

    Whose turn to iron clothes?

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