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EtymologyEdit

по- (po-) +‎ звони́ть (zvonítʹ) +‎ -ивать (-ivatʹ)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pɐzˈvanʲɪvətʲ]

VerbEdit

позва́нивать (pozvánivatʹimpf

  1. (also impersonal) to ring periodically, to tinkle
    позва́нивает в уша́хpozvánivajet v ušáxmy ears are ringing (literally, “there is ringing in the ears”)
  2. (colloquial) to call (on the phone) periodically

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