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EtymologyEdit

по- (po-) +‎ ползти́ (polztí)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pɐlˈs⁽ʲ⁾tʲi]
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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 and поползти́ (popolztí) are Russian concrete verbs. Their counterpart, по́лзать (pólzatʹ), is an abstract verb.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

Related termsEdit