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EtymologyEdit

протяг- (protjag-) +‎ -ивать (-ivatʹ)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [prɐˈtʲæɡʲɪvətʲ]
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VerbEdit

протя́гивать (protjágivatʹimpf (perfective протяну́ть)

  1. to stretch, to extend
  2. to hold / stretch / reach out; to extend
    протя́гивать ру́ку по́мощиprotjágivatʹ rúku pómoščito extend a helping hand to smb.
  3. to delay, to drag out
  4. to drawl, to prolong, to sustain
    Я не могу́ вы́дать вам э́тот креди́т,Ja ne mogú výdatʹ vam étot kredít,обречённо протяну́л он.
    I cannot give you this creditI cannot give you this credithe drawled resignedly.
  5. to hold out, to live a while longer, to last (survive)
    Он до́лго не протя́нетOn dólgo ne protjánetHe won't last (live) long.
  6. in expressions
    протя́гивать но́гиprotjágivatʹ nógito turn up one's toes; to kick the bucket

ConjugationEdit