отбивать

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

отби́ть (otbítʹ) +‎ -ва́ть (-vátʹ)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

отбива́ть (otbivátʹimpf (perfective отби́ть)

  1. to beat off (an attack; enemies), to repulse
  2. to knock off, to break off
    отбива́ть охо́туotbivátʹ oxótuto discourage
  3. to parry, to return (a ball)
  4. to take, to snatch away (by force)
  5. to liberate (by force)
  6. to beat, to drum, to strike (a rhythm)

ConjugationEdit