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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic пити (piti), from Proto-Slavic *piti (to drink).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

пить (pitʹimpf (perfective вы́пить or попи́ть)

  1. to drink
    как пи́ть дать (idiom) ― kak pítʹ datʹ (idiom) ― for sure, as sure as eggs are eggs
    пить го́рькую (idiom) ― pitʹ górʹkuju (idiom) ― to drink hard

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Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “пить”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “пить”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 36