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EtymologyEdit

зада́ть (zadátʹ) +‎ -ва́ть (-vátʹ)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [zədɐˈvatʲ]
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VerbEdit

задава́ть (zadavátʹimpf (perfective зада́ть)

  1. to set, to assign (an exercise, a lesson)
    Э́то нам не задава́ли!Éto nam ne zadaváli!It was not our homework!
  2. to ask (a question)
    задава́ть вопро́с/вопро́сыzadavátʹ voprós/voprósyto ask a question/questions
  3. to pose (a problem)
  4. (colloquial) (a dinner, a banquet) to give, to throw
  5. (a punishment) to give, to administer
    задава́ть трёпкуzadavátʹ trjópkuto give a thrashing, to give a dressing-down
  6. to preset, to specify, to assign

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