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]

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 моро́зы‎ ― treščát morózy ― there 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 швам‎ ― treščátʹ po švam ― to fall apart at the seams

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