Russian word of the day: Поживать

Aug 05, 2020
[ pa-zhee-vát' ]
Verb , imperfective
Perfective - пожи́ть
to live


  • Как пожива́ешь?

    kak pa-zhee-vá-eesh'

    How are you doing?

  • И ста́ли они́ жить-пожива́ть и добра́ нажива́ть.

    ee stá-lee a-nee zheet'-pa-zhe-vát' ee dab-rá na-zhee-vát'

    And they lived happily ever after. (Lit: And they started living and acquire goods.)

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пережива́ть [pee-ree-zhee-vát'] Verb
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