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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic сꙑпати (sypati), from Proto-Slavic *sỳpati (to pour, strew).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

сы́пать (sýpatʹimpf (perfective насы́пать or посы́пать)

  1. (also figuratively) to pour (of friable/solid objects, such as sand; not liquids)
    сы́пать остро́тамиsýpatʹ ostrótamito witticize
    сы́пать соль на ра́нуsýpatʹ solʹ na ránuto pour salt on the wound, to rub it in
  2. to squander
    сы́пать де́ньгамиsýpatʹ dénʹgamito squander money

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Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective