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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic тьрпѣти (tĭrpěti), from Proto-Slavic *tьrpěti.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

терпе́ть (terpétʹimpf (perfective потерпе́ть)

  1. to endure, to suffer, to tolerate, to stand
    На́ша кома́нда те́рпит пораже́ние.
    Náša kománda térpit poražénije.
    Our team is being defeated.
    (literally, “Our team is suffering a defeat.”)
    Терпе́ть не могу́ э́того челове́ка!
    Terpétʹ ne mogú étovo čelovéka!
    I cannot stand that person!
  2. to undergo (a change, especially a negative one)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

imperfective

  • терпре́ться (terprétʹsja)
  • (no equivalent)
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  • претерпева́ть (preterpevátʹ)
  • (no equivalent)
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perfective