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заикнуться

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from за- (za-) +‎ икну́ть (iknútʹ) +‎ -ся (-sja).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [zəɪkˈnut͡sːə]

VerbEdit

заикну́ться (zaiknútʹsjapf (imperfective заика́ться)

  1. to stammer, stutter
  2. (colloquial) to hint (at), (just) mention, touch (upon)
    он об э́том и не заикну́лсяon ob étom i ne zaiknúlsjahe never gave a hint of it; he didn't even breathe a word of it

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