Easy Russian - Vocabulary with examples and audio

You know more Russian than you think! Below is a collection of easy Russian words that sound similar to English and mean the same thing.

Learn easy Russian words with our series “Russian word of the day“. Every word comes with two examples and an audio file recorded by a native Russian speaker.

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десе́рт [dee-syért] Noun , masculine
dessert
рестора́н [rees-ta-rán] Noun , masculine
restaurant
вулка́н [vul-kán] Noun , masculine
volcano
гара́ж [ga-rásh] Noun , masculine
garage
интере́сно [een-tee-ryés-na] Adverb
interestingly; it is interesting, I wonder
му́зыка [mú-zy-ka] Noun , feminine
music
сала́т [sa-lát] Noun , masculine
salad
ситуа́ция [see-tu-á-tsee-ya] Noun , feminine
situation
университе́т [u-nee-vyer-see-tyét] Noun , masculine
university
оте́ль [a-tél'] Noun , masculine
hotel
ла́мпа [lám-pa] Noun , feminine
lamp
ста́нция [stán-tsee-ya] Noun , feminine
station
контра́кт [kant-rákt] Noun , masculine
contract, agreement
температу́ра [teem-pee-ra-tú-ra] Noun , feminine
temperature; fever
проце́нт [pra-tsént] Noun , masculine
percent
суп [sup] Noun , masculine
soup
ме́тод [myé-tat] Noun , masculine
method
интервью́ [een-terv'-yú] Noun , neuter
interview (a correspondent's conversation with somebody)
стоп [stop] Interjection
stop
шампу́нь [sham-pún'] Noun , masculine
shampoo
иде́я [ee-dyé-ya] Noun , feminine
idea
па́спорт [pás-part] Noun , masculine
passport
план [plan] Noun , masculine
plan, map, blueprint
балко́н [bal-kón] Noun , masculine
balcony
архи́в [ar-héef] Noun , masculine
archive
дива́н [dee-ván] Noun , masculine
divan, sofa, couch
календа́рь [ka-leen-dár'] Noun , masculine
calendar
информа́ция [een-far-má-tsee-ya] Noun , feminine
information
те́ма [tyé-ma] Noun , feminine
theme, topic, subject
трамва́й [tram-váî] Noun , masculine
tram, tramway

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