таять

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tàjati.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈta(j)ɪtʲ]
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VerbEdit

та́ять (tájatʹimpf (perfective отта́ять or подта́ять or раста́ять)

  1. to melt, to thaw
    воск та́етvosk tájetthe wax is melting
    та́ять во ртуtájatʹ vo rtuto melt in the mouth
  2. to melt away, to wane, to dwindle
    его́ си́лы та́ютjevó síly tájuthis strength is dwindling (is on the wane)
    зву́ки та́ютzvúki tájutsounds fade away
    на́ши запа́сы та́ютnáši zapásy tájutour stocks are dwindling
  3. (imperfective only) to waste away, to pine (with), to languish (with)
  4. to melt (with)

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Derived termsEdit

imperfective

perfective

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