Da - Meaning in Russian

Da in Russian means yes.

Also, da can play a role of an interjection in a sentence. In this case it’s often translated as well.

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да [da] Particle , can be also an interjection with the meaning "and" or "but"
yes; sometimes used to amplify what was said (without "yes" meaning)
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Examples of Da in Russian

  • Да они́ тебе́ в подмётки не годя́тся!

    da a-née tee-býe f pad-myót-kee nye ga-dyá-tsa

    They are unable to hold a candle to you! (They don't even suit to be your soles! - expression)

  • Да, ла́дно, не обижа́йся, я же про́сто шучу́!

    da lád-na, nye a-bee-zhái-sya, ya zhe prós-ta shu-chú

    Come on, don't get offended, I'm just joking!

  • Как прошли́ выходны́е? - Да так себе́.

    kak prash-lée vy-had-ný-ye? da tak see-byé

    How was your weekend? - So-so.

  • Ты всё поняла́? - Да.

    ty fsyo pa-nee-la? - da

    Did you understand everything? - Yes.

  • Да нет же, всё совсе́м не так!

    da nyet zhe, fsyo saf-syém nye tak

    But no, it's not like that at all!

  • Спаси́бо большо́е. - Да не́ за что, пустяки́.

    spa-sée-ba bal'-shó-ye. - da nye za chto, pus-tee-kée

    Thank you so much. - Don't mention it, these are small things.

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