Old Church Slavonic

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *govoriti, from Proto-Indo-European *gewH- (to call, cry).

Verb

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говорити (govoritiimpf

  1. to make noise
  2. to chatter

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Descendants

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  • Bulgarian: говоря (govorja)
  • Macedonian: говори (govori)

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *govorìti, from Proto-Indo-European *gewH- (to call, cry).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɡoʋǒriti/
  • Hyphenation: го‧во‧ри‧ти

Verb

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гово̀рити impf (Latin spelling govòriti)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to speak, talk, converse
    говорити енглескиto speak English
    говорити с некимto speak with somebody
    говорити полакоto speak slowly
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to tell, say
    не знаш што говоришyou don't know what you're saying
    говори сеpeople say, it is said

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Ukrainian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *govoriti.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ɦɔwɔˈrɪte]
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Verb

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говори́ти (hovorýtyimpf (perfective поговори́ти)

  1. to speak, to talk
    Вона́ завжди́ говори́ла про своє́ коха́нняVoná zavždý hovorýla pro svojé koxánnjaShe always talked about her love.
    Яко́ю мо́вою говори́ли в да́вньому Ки́єві?Jakóju móvoju hovorýly v dávnʹomu Kýjevi?What language did they speak in ancient Kyiv?
  2. to tell, to say

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