Russian masculine nouns

Learn Russian masculine nouns from our series “Russian Word of the Day”. Every noun comes with two examples and audio.

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муж [muzh] Noun masculine
сон [son] Noun masculine
dream, sleep
па́рень [pá-ryen'] Noun masculine
guy, fellow; boyfriend
борщ [borsch] Noun masculine
borsch, red-beet soup
кефи́р [kee-féer] Noun masculine
kefir, buttermilk
квас [kvas] Noun masculine
kvass, traditional Russian soft drink made of bread
про́пуск [pró-pusk] Noun masculine
да́чник [dách-neek] Noun masculine
an urban resident living in the summer at the dacha
писк [peesk] Noun masculine
squeak, peep, chirp, cheep
слу́чай [slú-chai] Noun masculine
case, occasion, chance, event
пылесо́с [py-lee-sós] Noun masculine
vacuum cleaner
кошма́р [kash-már] Noun masculine
лист [leest] Noun masculine
sheet; leaf
бутербро́д [bu-teer-brót] Noun masculine
sandwich, bread with something on top
свист [sveest] Noun masculine
whistling, whistle (sound)
посту́пок [pas-tú-pak] Noun masculine
act, deed, action
шкаф [shkaf] Noun masculine
wardrobe, cupboard
кипято́к [kee-pee-tók] Noun masculine
boiling water
магази́н [ma-ga-zéen] Noun masculine
shop
ко́рень [kó-ryen'] Noun masculine
root, radical
безде́льник [beez-dyél'-neek] Noun masculine
idler, loafer, lazybones, good-for-nothing
о́тпуск [ót-pusk] Noun masculine
leave, vacation, holiday
объём [ab-yóm] Noun masculine
volume, capacity
гро́хот [gró-hat] Noun masculine
crash, roar, rumble, rattle
се́рдце [syér-tse] Noun masculine
heart
в́олос [vó-las] Noun masculine
hair
шёпот [shó-pat] Noun masculine
whisper
глаз [glas] Noun masculine
лоб [lop] Noun masculine
forehead
нос [nos] Noun masculine
nose
стук [stuk] Noun masculine
knock, tap, clatter
го́род [górat] Noun masculine
city, town