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New Wordbank suggestion

Postby s2rapoport1036 » October 16th, 2011 9:32 pm

Could you please add word lists on imperfective/perfective verb pairs.


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Re: New Wordbank suggestion

Postby kadievayub_51029 » November 21st, 2014 7:29 pm

The perfective aspect is not created by changing the ending. There are normally two words for each verb. One is the imperfective, the other is the perfective. Often these two words are closely related, but this is not always the case. (Often the perfective is simply prefixed with “По”). If you look at the conjugated verbs list on this site you can see some examples of how verbs are conjugated in both aspects. Here are some examples of verb pairs.
(Imperfective, Perfective)
Жить, Прожить - live
Любить, Полюбить - love
Делать, Сделать - do, make
Говорить, Сказать - talk, speak, say.
Работать, Поработать - work

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Re: New Wordbank suggestion

Postby shipleyb61_51036 » December 16th, 2014 7:52 pm

dzwonić / zadzwonić-to phone, to call
gotować / ugotować-to cook
iść / pójść -to go on foot
iść / pójść -to go on foot
jeść / zjeść-to eat
kończyć / skończyć-to finish

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