Meanings of the Russian Prefix раз

Did you know that the Russian prefix раз has 5 main meanings?

  1. asunder, apart. Разрывать-разорвать: to tear
  2. dis-, di-, un-. Расходиться-разойтись: to go apart, to disagree
  3. enlarged action. Разрабатывать-разработать: to develop, to work out.
  4. giving rein to, with reflexive verbs. Разговориться: to talk uo a storm.
  5. not quite. Расслышать: not to hear properly.

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