How to say 

"To brag" in Russian

Russian word of the day | May 22, 2020
хва́статься
[ hvás-ta-tsa ]

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - похва́статься

to brag, to boast

Examples

  • Не хочу́ хва́статься, но е́сли бы не я́, ничего́ бы э́того не́ было.

    nye ha-chú hvás-ta-tsa, no yés-lee by nye ya, nee-chee-vó by é-ta-va nyé by-la

    I don’t want to brag, but if it was not me, nothing of that would have happened.

  • Они́ хва́стаются друг дру́гу свои́ми побе́дами.

    a-née hvás-ta-yu-tsa druk drú-gu sva-ée-mee pa-byé-da-mee

    They boast to each other of their victories.

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