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EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Polish bełtać ("to stir")

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

болта́ть ‎(boltátʹimpf

  1. to dangle
    На подоко́ннике сиде́л и болта́л нога́ми в джи́нсах соверше́нно незнако́мый дя́дька.
    Na podokónnike sidél i boltál nogámi v džínsax soveršénno neznakómyj djádʹka.
    On the window sill sat an a complete stranger, in jeans, dangling his feet.
  2. to shake, rock, stir
  3. (dated) to stir, mix, beat
    Ли́та на мгнове́ние да́же переста́ла болта́ть ло́жкой похлёбку.
    Líta na mgnovénije dáže perestála boltátʹ lóžkoj poxljóbku.
    Lita in an instant even stopped beating her soup with a spoon.
  4. (colloquial, pejorative) to babble, talk needlessly or endlessly
  5. (colloquial) to converse

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Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

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