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EtymologyEdit

след (sled) +‎ -овать (-ovatʹ)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈs⁽ʲ⁾lʲedəvətʲ]
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VerbEdit

сле́довать (slédovatʹimpf (perfective после́довать)

  1. to follow, to go after
  2. to follow, to be next
  3. to follow, to take after
  4. to follow, to do accordingly
  5. to be bound to (a port)
  6. to follow, to be a consequence
  7. to should, to ought to (the agent who/which should/ought to do something is in the dative case)
    Ему́ сле́дует сро́чно прибы́ть на вокза́л.Jemú slédujet sróčno pribýtʹ na vokzál.He should urgently arrive at the station.

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Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

both aspects

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