See also: братъ

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

perfective

ReferencesEdit

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “беру”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “брать”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 109