Basic Russian: simple Russian words and phrases

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иностра́нный [ee-na-strán-nyî] Adjective
foreign
вопро́с [vap-rós] Noun , masculine
question
пока́ [pa-ká] Particle
bye (informal)
беспла́тно [bees-plát-na] Adverb
free (of charge)
звать [zvat'] Verb , imperfective
to call
прия́тного аппети́та [pree-yát-na-va ap-pee-tée-ta] Phrase
enjoy your meal, bon appetit
мечта́ [meech-tá] Noun , feminine
dream, daydream, reverie
дружи́ть [dru-zhéet'] Verb , imperfective
to be friends
иска́ть [ees-kát'] Verb , imperfective
to look for, to search, to seek
день рожде́ния [dyen' razh-dyé-nee-ya] Phrase
birthday
глу́пость [glú-past'] Noun , feminine
stupidity, stupid action or thing, folly, foolishness, nonsense
мечта́ть [meech-tát'] Verb , imperfective
to dream (of)
забыва́ть [za-by-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to forget
по-ру́сски [pa-rús-kee] Phrase
in Russian
игра́ть [eeg-rát'] Verb , imperfective
to play
споко́йной но́чи [spa-kóî-naî nó-chee] Phrase
good night! (lit. - quiet night!, said before going to bed)
приве́т [pree-vyét]
hello, hi
улы́бка [u-lýp-ka] Noun , feminine

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