Sputnik - Meaning in Russian

Sputnik means satellite in Russian.

In Russian (Cyrillic) alphabet it’s written спутник (спу́тник).

Sputnik was the name of the first Earth artificial satellite. That is why this word became so well known. You can learn more about it here.

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Examples of Sputnik in Russian

  • 4 октября́ - годовщи́на за́пуска пе́рвого иску́сственного спу́тника Земли́.

    cheet-vyór-ta-ye ak-teeb-ryá - ga-daf-schée-na zá-pus-ka pyér-va-va ees-kúst-veen-na-va spút-nee-ka zeem-lée

    October 4 is the anniversary of the launch of the first artificial Earth satellite.

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