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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic зъвати (zŭvati), from Proto-Slavic *zъvati

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [zvatʲ]
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  • Rhymes: -atʲ

VerbEdit

звать (zvatʹimpf (perfective позва́ть)

  1. to call
    Меня́ зову́т Пётр.Menjá zovút Pjótr.My name is Pyotr. (literally, “They call me Pyotr.”)
  2. to invite

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

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