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лежа́ть

verb, imperfective
Partner лечь, полежать
very often used word (#199)

Translation

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  • 1.
    lie

    lie

  • 2.
    be situated

    be situated

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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 лежи́
plural лежи́те

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 лежа́л
female лежа́ла
neuter лежа́ло
plural лежа́ли

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 лежу́ бу́ду лежа́ть
ты лежи́шь бу́дешь лежа́ть
он/она́/оно́ лежи́т бу́дет лежа́ть
мы лежи́м бу́дем лежа́ть
вы лежи́те бу́дете лежа́ть
они́ лежа́т бу́дут лежа́ть

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