Basic Russian: simple Russian words and phrases

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мужчи́на [mu-schée-na] Noun , masculine
man, male
сказа́ть [ska-zát'] Verb , perfective
to say, to tell
вещь [vesch'] Noun , feminine
thing, object, belonging, stuff
говори́ть [ga-va-réet'] Verb , imperfective
to talk, to speak
бу́дущее [bú-du-schye-ye] Noun , neuter
future
чита́ть [chee-tát'] Verb , imperfective
to read
карма́н [kar-mán] Noun , masculine
pocket
гости́ница [gas-tée-nee-tsa] Noun , feminine
иностра́нный [ee-na-strán-nyî] Adjective
foreign
вопро́с [vap-rós] Noun , masculine
question
беспла́тно [bees-plát-na] Adverb
free (of charge)
звать [zvat'] Verb , imperfective
to call
мечта́ [meech-tá] Noun , feminine
dream, daydream, reverie
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

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