ползти

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pelsti.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pɐɫˈs⁽ʲ⁾tʲi]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

ползти́ (polztíimpf (perfective поползти́)

  1. to creep, to crawl
  2. to move slowly
  3. to spread (of rumours)
  4. to fray, to ravel out (of fabric)
  5. to slip, to collapse (of soil)

Usage notesEdit

ползти́ (polztí) and поползти́ (popolztí) are Russian concrete verbs. Their counterpart, по́лзать (pólzatʹ), is an abstract verb.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

Related termsEdit