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пости́чь

verb, perfective

постига́ть / пости́чь

Very rarely used word (top 20,000)

Translation

  • 1.

    to comprehend (to grasp/to grip)

    Also: to understand, to perceive

  • 2.

    to befall (to grip)

    Also: to happen, to strike

Examples

Conjugation

PresentFuture
я-пости́гну
ты-пости́гнешь
он/она́/оно́-пости́гнет
мы-пости́гнем
вы-пости́гнете
они́-пости́гнут
Imperative
тыпости́гни
выпости́гните
Past
masculineпости́г
feminineпости́гла
neuterпости́гло
pluralпости́гли

Participles

Active present
Active past

пости́гнувший

someone who was doing
Passive present
Passive past

пости́гнутый

something which was being done
Gerund present
Gerund past

пости́гнув

постигнувши

постигши

while doing (past)

Related words

Contributions

  • Lisa edited related words 8 months ago.
  • Sandy edited translation 3 years ago.
  • Sandy edited imperative forms, past forms and conjugation 3 years ago.
  • Sandy edited imperative forms 3 years ago.

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