копить

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic копити (kopiti, to amass, to gather, e.g. people for an army), from Proto-Slavic *kopiti (to stack, to pile, e.g. hay), from *kopa (heap, pile), from *kopati, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kop-, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kep- (to strike, beat).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kɐˈpʲitʲ]
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VerbEdit

копи́ть (kopítʹimpf (perfective накопи́ть)

  1. (transitive) to accumulate, to gather, to amass
  2. to save up (money)
  3. (figuratively) to save up
    копи́ть си́лыkopítʹ sílyto save one's strength
  4. to hide, to conceal (feelings, knowledge, etc.)

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imperfective

perfective