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Mark the stress in russian words with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки, this will be converted to ру́чки. 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).

спроси́ть

verb, perfective
Partner спра́шивать
very often used word (#95)

Verb basics

Aspect:
Aspect partner(s):

If there are several aspect partners, separate by comma. If there is no partner, just enter a dash ("-").

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Translation

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The examples in this format please: Ру'сский текст - english text
  • 1.

    ask

    Also: inquire, demand

    Translation:
    Example:
    Info:
  • 2.

    Translation:
    Example:
    Info:

Usage Info

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This verb is commonly used to ask for information, while просить - попросить to make a request of some sort, to ask somebody to do something, to obtain something. out of the request.

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Imperative

singular спроси́
plural спроси́те

Past

male спроси́л
female спроси́ла
neuter спроси́ло
plural спроси́ли

Present / Future

Note: Stress change

Present
Future
я - спрошу́
ты - спро́сишь
он/она́/оно́ - спро́сит
мы - спро́сим
вы - спро́сите
они́ - спро́сят

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Related Words

  • попроси́ть

    request

  • потре́бовать

    demand

  • поинтересова́ться

    ask

  • осве́домиться

  • спрос

    demand

  • спра́шиваться

    ask permission

  • спроси́ться

    ask permission

  • спрашивание

  • проси́ть

    ask, beg

Contributions

  • anonymous edited translation 6 months ago
  • mattia.roncari edited usage info 8 months ago
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