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копти́ть (koptítʹimpf (perfective закопти́ть or прокопти́ть)

  1. to blacken, to soot
    копти́ть не́боkoptítʹ néboto waste one's life (literally, “to soot the sky”)
  2. (intransitive) to give off soot and smoke (e.g. of a burning lamp or candle)
  3. (cooking) to smoke, to cure (meat or fish)

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imperfective

perfective

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