лечь

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *leťi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [lʲet͡ɕ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

лечь (lečʹpf (imperfective ложи́ться)

  1. to lie down
    лечь костьми́ (idiomatic)lečʹ kostʹmíto fall in battle, to do one's damnedest, to go all out
    лечь на со́вестьlečʹ na sóvestʹto weigh on one's conscience
    лечь в осно́вуlečʹ v osnóvuto underlie
    лечь в больни́цуlečʹ v bolʹnícuto go to hospital (to be hospitalised)
    лечь спатьlečʹ spatʹto go to bed
  2. to fall, to cover (of snow etc. on the ground)
  3. to flow, to adhere (of paint being applied to a surface)
  4. (nautical) to heave (to move in a certain direction or into a certain situation)
    лечь в дрейф (idiomatic, nautical)lečʹ v drejfto lie to, to heave to
  5. (computing, informal) to fall over, to die

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