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"To want" in Russian

Russian word of the day | Mar 04, 2017 (see all)
хоте́ть
[ ha-tyét' ]
Verb , imperfective
Often used with the Accusative
Perfective - захоте́ть (see below)
to want

The perfective aspect

to want, to feel like; to wish

Examples of "To want" in Russian

  • Хо́чешь чего́-нибу́дь перекуси́ть?

    hó-cheesh chee-vó nee-bút' pee-ree-ku-séet'

    Do you want to have a bite?

  • Я хочу́ спать.

    ya ha-chú spat'

    I want to sleep.

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Same stem words

охо́тно [a-hót-na] Adverb
willingly, gladly, with pleasure, readily
to feel like something/doing something
to feel like, to crave for

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