4.5 - Verbs
You've already met a number of verbs, in previous units, but they've not yet been presented systematically.
The form you normally find in a dictionary is known as the infinitive. In English this often has "to" before the actual verb. In Ukrainian it ends in -ти, for example:
Some verbs (and therefore their infinitives) have the letters -ся after the -ти ending. This is the mark of a reflexive verb (where the action is done to oneself, on one's own, or mutually by people to each other), for example:
|народитися||to be born|
|боятися||to be afraid|
|відкриватися||to open (as in "the door opened")|
Using the dictionary, find the meanings of (and then memorise!) the following verbs: