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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pʲitʲ]
  • (file)

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

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

Related termsEdit

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 Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Черных, П. Я. (1999), “пить”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка (Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka) [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Русский язык, page 36