Russian word of the day: Слыть

Feb 01, 2018
слыть
[ slyt' ]
Verb , imperfective
Perfective - прослы́ть
to have the reputation for, to be said / reputed / known
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Examples

  • Он слывёт больши́м знатоко́м в э́том вопро́се.

    on sly-vyót bal'-sheem zna-ta-kóm v é-tam va-pró-sye

    He is known as a great connoisseur in this matter.

  • Они́ слыву́т профессиона́лами.

    a-née sly-vút pra-fye-see-a-ná-la-mee

    They are said to be professionals.

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