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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *stojiti.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈstoɪtʲ]
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Verb

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сто́ить (stóitʹimpf

  1. to cost
    Э́то сто́ит больши́х де́нег.Éto stóit bolʹšíx déneg.It costs a lot of money.
  2. to be worth
  3. to be worthy of, to deserve
  4. (idiomatic, impersonal) сто́ит то́лько (stóit tólʹko) (+ dative or infinitive)
    1. it is sufficient (for some purpose), all you have to do is, one need only
    2. once (one thing happens another thing certainly happens)

Usage notes

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  • Not to be confused with most of the conjugation forms pertaining to стоя́ть (stojátʹ).

Conjugation

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