долбить

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *dъlbiti. Cognates include Ukrainian довба́ти (dovbáty), Belarusian долбі́ць (dolbícʹ), Serbo-Croatian ду̑псти / dȗpsti, Polish dłubać.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

долби́ть (dolbítʹimpf (perfective продолби́ть)

  1. to peck (e.g. of birds), to gouge a hole in (to make a dent or a hole by constantly hitting the surface)
    Дя́тел долби́т по де́реву.
    Djátel dolbít po dérevu.
    The woodpecker pecks the wood.
  2. (colloquial) to knock, to hit
  3. (colloquial) to constantly repeat, to remind about something
    Ско́лько ему́ ни долби́, он э́того не понима́ет.
    Skólʹko jemú ni dolbí, on étovo ne ponimájet.
    He doesn't understand no matter how many times I repeat this.
  4. (colloquial) to memorize by constantly repeating
    Он часа́ми долби́т уро́к.
    On časámi dolbít urók.
    He does the exercise for hours by repeating over and over again.
  5. (colloquial, figurative) to scold, to criticize
  6. (colloquial) to destroy by using sloppily
  7. (colloquial) to use drugs
  8. (vulgar) to fuck

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

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