Russian word of the day: Порадоваться

Aug 25, 2020
пора́доваться
[ pa-rá-da-va-tsa ]
Verb , perfective
Imperfective - ра́доваться (see below)
to be glad / pleased / happy
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The imperfective aspect

ра́доваться [rá-da-va-tsa] Verb
to be happy, to rejoice

Examples

  • Почему́ ты никогда́ не мо́жешь про́сто пора́доваться за други́х?

    pa-chee-mú ty nee-kag-dá nye mó-zhesh' prós-ta pa-rá-da-va-tsa za dru-géeh

    Why can you never just be happy for others?

  • Дава́йте устро́им небольшо́й пра́здник, что́бы де́ти пора́довались.

    da-váî-tye ust-ró-eem nee-bál'-shóî prázd-néek, chtó-by dyé-tee pa-ra-dá-va-lees'

    Let's have a little party for the kids to enjoy.

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обра́доваться [ab-rá-da-va-tsa] Verb
to be happy, to rejoice

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