Common Russian signs
When you know the most common 100 Russian words
You can understand 50% of the texts written in Russian
Let's naturally start with "Здравствуйте" which means "Hello" in Russian. This is one of the most known words in Russian and a great way to start a conversation with someone from Russia. Click play below to listen to the actual pronunciation:
Love is a universal feeling and we definitely had to talk about it here. Russian people have a lovely way of saying they love someone or something through the word "любовь". Hear it in action here:
When there's love, there's definitely happiness. We are all chasing "радость" as Russian speaking people would say. Listen closely and you might just get some “happiness” in your life today:
Let's talk pets. There are two types of people in the world: cat people and dog people. We are going to talk about cats first or how people in Ukraine would say: "кошка". Listen to how it sounds like:
But let's not forget our lovely and loyal companions, dogs. A dog in Russian is "собака", a really useful word for dog lovers worldwide. Here is how you would pronounce it:
Now it is time to smile. Or how someone from Russia would say: "улыбаться". Smiling makes us happy and helps us stay healthy, so that's why we all need to smile every day. Here's the Russian pronunciation:
Next, let’s see how people in Russia say “Russian”. The correct answer is "русский". Listen to how a Russian speaker would pronounce it:
Yes, we have arrived at number 8 where “yes” is the subject to be discussed. Russian speakers say “yes” by simply saying "да". Enhance your understanding by listening to how a person from Russia would pronounce it:
Thank you for reading this far or should I say "Спасибо" as they say in Russian. Here's a native speaker thanking you in Russian:
No polite conversation can end without a good old goodbye or "Goodbye" how Russian people usually say. Now it's time for a delightful Russian voice to say "До свидания" to you:
Russian words related to 'place'
Russian words related to 'time'
Russian words related to 'eating out'
понять: to understand
встретиться: to meet
пригласить: to invite
идти: to go
купить: to buy
кушать: to eat
xодить: to walk
говорить: to say, to tell, to speak
знать: to know, be aware
стать: to become, begin, come
есть: to eat, to be
хотеть: to want, like
видеть: to see
идти: to go, come
стоять: to stand, be, stand up
думать: to think; believe
спросить: to ask
Starting with the Russian basics means you will begin by learning the easiest words first and gradually increase difficulty. This way you will feel great while learning and see how your language knowledge broadens.
You'll be able to speak to someone from Moscow or Kiev about regular topics like weather, politics or family. This will make you confident in your Russian skills and eager to learn more.
By learning the most common Russian words first you are learning the smart way. Why learn the most unusual words in Russian when you might never use them in real life?
Each new Russian word you learn piles up until your vocabulary builds stronger and stronger. Each lesson gets you one step closer to fluency.
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