брать

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*bʰer-

From Old East Slavic бьрати ‎(bĭrati), from Proto-Slavic *bьrati ‎(to take), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *ber-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

брать ‎(bratʹimpf ‎(perfective взять)

  1. to take
    брать себе́ в го́лову‎ ― bratʹ sebé v gólovuto take it into one's head
    брать кого́-либо за ру́ку‎ ― bratʹ kovó-libo za rúkuto take someone by the hand

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Imperfective verbs
Perfective verbs

ReferencesEdit

  • беру in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • брать” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 1, page 109
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