Russian word of the day: Оказываться

Nov 06, 2019
[ a-ká-zy-va-tsa ]

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - оказа́ться (see below)

to turn out, to be found, to prove to be; to find oneself, to fall within


  • Ока́зывается, мы зря так торопи́лись, самолёт заде́рживается на полтора́ ча́са.

    a-ká-zy-va-ee-tsa, my zrya tak ta-ra-pée-lees', sa-ma-lyót za-dyér-zhee-va-ee-tsa na pal-ta-rá chee-sá

    It turns out that we were in such a hurry for nothing, the flight is delayed for an hour and a half.

  • Ему́ ещё никогда́ не приходи́лось ока́зываться в подо́бной ситуа́ции.

    ye-mú ye-schyó nee-kag-dá nye pree-ha-dée-las' o-ká zy-va-tsa f pa-dób-naî see-tu-á-tsee-ee

    He had never before had to find himself in such a situation.

The perfective aspect

[ a-ka-zá-tsa ]
to find oneself; to turn out (to be), to be found; to prove to be

Additional examples

More Russian sentences with the words that contain "оказыва".

  • Вот оно́ что ока́зывается! А я-то всё поня́ть не могла́, что не так.

    vot a-nó chto a-ká-zy-va-ee-tsa! a ya-ta vsyo pa-nyát' nye mag-la, chto nye tak

    Oh this is how it turns out! And I was struggling to understand all that time, what was wrong.

  • На него́ ока́зывается огро́мное давле́ние со стороны́ вла́стных структу́р.

    na nee-vó a-ká-zy-va-ee-tsa ag-róm-na-ye dav-lyé-nee-ye sa sta-ra-ný vlást-nyh struk-túr

    He is under tremendous pressure from the authorities.

  • Кака́я ты ревни́вая ока́зывается!

    ka-ká-ya ty reev-née-va-ya a-ká-zy-va-ee-tsa

    You are so jealous as it turns out!

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