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EtymologyEdit

нести́ (nestí) +‎ -сь (-sʹ)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [nʲɪˈsʲtʲisʲ]
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VerbEdit

нести́сь (nestísʹimpf (perfective пронести́сь or донести́сь or снести́сь)

  1. to hurtle, to dash, to race, to tear, to scurry (to move rapidly, violently, or without control)
  2. to come, (sound) to reach one's ears, to be heard
    из окна́ несётся за́пах га́ри
    iz okná nesjótsja zápax gári
    there's the smell of burning coming from the window
  3. to lay eggs
    Perfective: снести́сь (snestísʹ)
  4. passive of нести́ (nestí)

Usage notesEdit

нести́сь is a concrete verb. The counterpart, носи́ться (nosítʹsja), is an abstract verb.

ConjugationEdit