трещать

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EtymologyEdit

Apparently from треск (tresk) +‎ -а́ть (-átʹ), with iotation. The same root appears in the related verbs тре́скаться (tréskatʹsja), тре́снуть (trésnutʹ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [trʲɪˈɕːætʲ]
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VerbEdit

треща́ть (treščátʹimpf (perfective тре́снуть)

  1. to crackle (make a fizzing sound)
    у меня́ голова́ трещи́т (от бо́ли)
    u menjá golová treščít (ot bóli)
    I have a splitting headache; my head is ready to burst
    треща́т моро́зыtreščát morózythere is a biting frost
  2. to chirr (make a trilled sound)
  3. (colloquial) to chatter, to jabber
  4. to crack, to be on the point of collapse
    треща́ть по швамtreščátʹ po švamto fall apart at the seams

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