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Etymology Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *gorěti, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *garḗˀtei.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): [ɡɐˈrʲetʲ]
  • (file)

Verb Edit

горе́ть (gorétʹimpf (perfective сгоре́ть)

  1. (intransitive) to burn (to be consumed by fire)
    Synonym: сгора́ть (sgorátʹ)
    Свеча́ горе́ла на столе́.Svečá goréla na stolé.A candle was burning on the table.
  2. to be lit, to be on (of lights)
  3. (figurative) to burn (with emotion)
    Synonym: сгора́ть (sgorátʹ)
  4. (figurative) to burn, to sting (of a wound)
  5. (figurative) to redden, to flush (of the cheeks, etc.)
  6. (figurative) to gleam, to shine (of the eyes, the dawn, etc.)
  7. to rot from heat
  8. (colloquial) to wear out

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