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говори́ть

verb, imperfective
Partner сказать
very often used word (#43)

Translation

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  • 1.
    speak, talk

    speak

    Also: talk

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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

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Imperative

singular говори́
plural говори́те

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

Past

male говори́л
female говори́ла
neuter говори́ло
plural говори́ли

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

Present / Future

Present
Future
я говорю́ бу́ду говори́ть
ты говори́шь бу́дешь говори́ть
он/она́/оно́ говори́т бу́дет говори́ть
мы говори́м бу́дем говори́ть
вы говори́те бу́дете говори́ть
они́ говоря́т бу́дут говори́ть

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