миновать

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic миновати (minovati), from Proto-Slavic *minovati.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mʲɪnɐˈvatʲ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

минова́ть (minovátʹimpf or pf (perfective минова́ть or мину́ть)

  1. to pass, to elapse (of time)
  2. to go by, to go past (without any affect)
  3. (colloquial or dated) to turn (an age)

ConjugationEdit

imperfective

perfective

VerbEdit

минова́ть (minovátʹpf

  1. (chiefly in the negative) to evade
    Чему́ быть, того́ не минова́ть.
    Čemú bytʹ, tovó ne minovátʹ.
    What must be, must be; What happens, happens.
  2. (intransitive) to end, to finish

ConjugationEdit

perfective

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