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Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *govoriti, from Proto-Indo-European *gewH- (to call, cry) with a -b⁽ʰ⁾- enlargement, perhaps connected to the synonymous *ǵʰewH-. Cognate to Polish gaworzyć, Czech hovořit, Ukrainian говорити (hovoryty), Serbo-Croatian гово̀рити, Persianگفتن(goftan, to say, to speak).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ɡəvɐˈrʲitʲ]
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Verb edit

говори́ть (govorítʹimpf (perfective сказа́ть or поговори́ть, verbal noun говоре́ние)

  1. to speak, to talk
    Я говорю́ по-ру́сски.Ja govorjú po-rússki.I speak Russian.
  2. to say, to tell
    Что она́ говори́т?Što oná govorít?What is she saying?

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гово́рить (hovórytʹ)

  1. third-person singular present imperfective of говори́ти (hovorýty)