Russian word of the day: Понять

Aug 26, 2020
[ pa-nyát' ]
Verb , perfective
Imperfective - понима́ть (see below)
to understand, to comprehend; to see; to realize

The imperfective aspect

понима́ть [pa-nee-mát'] Verb
to understand


  • Он по́нял, что переубеди́ть её не полу́чится.

    on pó-nyal, chto pee-ree-u-bee-déet' ye-yó nye pa-lú-chee-tsa

    He realized that he would not be able to convince her.

  • Мне сло́жно поня́ть э́ту то́чку зре́ния.

    mnye slózh-na pa-nyát' é-tu tóch-ku zryé-nee-ya

    I find it difficult to understand this point of view.

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