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иска́ть

verb, imperfective
Partner поискать
often used word (#392)

Translation

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  • 1.
    look for, search, seek

    look for

    Also: search, seek

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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 ищи́
plural ищи́те

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 иска́л
female иска́ла
neuter иска́ло
plural иска́ли

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

Note: Stress change

Present
Future
я ищу́ бу́ду иска́ть
ты и́щешь бу́дешь иска́ть
он/она́/оно́ и́щет бу́дет иска́ть
мы и́щем бу́дем иска́ть
вы и́щете бу́дете иска́ть
они́ и́щут бу́дут иска́ть

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