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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [zrʲetʲ]
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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *zьrěti (to ripen).

VerbEdit

зреть (zretʹimpf (perfective созре́ть)

  1. to ripen, mature
    c. 1920, Сергей Буданцев, Мятеж
    в голове командующего зреют благие мысли
    good thoughts are ripening in the commander's head
    1897, А. К. Гермониус, В Ясной Поляне. У Льва Толстого
    здесь в тени чудные лип и берез создавались и зрели чудные образы и художественные картины
    here in the shadow of lovely lindens and birches wondrous images and artistic paintings were created and ripened
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

Etymology 2Edit

From Old East Slavic зьрѣти (zĭrěti), from Proto-Slavic *zьrěti (to see, to look at). Cognate to Lithuanian žiūrėti.

VerbEdit

зреть (zretʹimpf (perfective узре́ть)

  1. (archaic) to watch, look at
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

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