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пости́чь

verb, perfective

partner постига́ть

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 pastпости́гнувшийsomeone who was doing
Passive present-
Passive pastпости́гнутыйsomething which was being done
Gerund present-
Gerund past

пости́гнув

постигнувши

постигши

while doing (past)

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Contributions

  • Sandy edited translation 10 months ago
  • Sandy edited past forms, imperative forms and conjugation 10 months ago
  • Sandy edited imperative forms 10 months ago
  • Sandy edited imperative forms 10 months ago