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EtymologyEdit

Related to the noun беда́ (bedá). Compare Old Church Slavonic побѣдити (poběditi), Serbo-Croatian побије́дити/pobijéditi, Bulgarian победя́ (pobedjá).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pəbʲɪˈdʲitʲ]
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VerbEdit

победи́ть (pobedítʹpf (imperfective побежда́ть)

  1. to win, to be victorious over, to conquer, to vanquish, to defeat
  2. to overcome
  3. to beat

Usage notesEdit

  • In the first person singular the phrase "одержать победу" is used instead.

ConjugationEdit

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