Holidays and celebrations Russian vocabulary

Learn Russian words and phrases related to the holidays and celebrations. Every word comes with two examples and audio.

засто́лье [za-stól'-ye] Noun , neuter
feast, meal, repast
чо́каться [chó-ka-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to clink (glasses)
наряжа́ться [na-ree-zhá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to dress up
отмеча́ть [at-mee-chát'] Verb , imperfective
to celebrate; to commemorate; to mark, to check, to note
пра́здновать [prázd-na-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to celebrate
пригласи́ть [preeg-la-séet'] Verb , perfective
to invite
с днём рожде́ния [s dnyom razh-dyé-nee-ya] Phrase
happy birthday
наря́дный [na-ryád-nyî] Adjective
well-dressed, stylish, smart
приглаше́ние [preeg-la-shé-nee-ye] Noun , neuter
invitation
подари́ть [pa-da-réet'] Verb , perfective
to give, to make a present
отпра́здновать [at-prázd-na-vat'] Verb , perfective
to celebrate
юбиле́й [yu-bee-lyéî] Noun , masculine
anniversary (usually a round date); jubilee; celebrations
пра́здник [prázd-neek] Noun , masculine
festival, holiday, festive occasion
годовщи́на [ga-daf-schée-na] Noun , feminine
anniversary
С пра́здником! [s prázd-nee-kam] Phrase
Congratulations! (lit. - With a holiday!)
день рожде́ния [dyen' razh-dyé-nee-ya] Phrase
birthday
фейерве́рк [fye-yer-vyérk] Noun , masculine
fireworks
но́вый год [nó-vyî got] Phrase
New Year
пода́рок [pa-dá-rak] Noun , masculine , plural - пода́рки
gift, present
рождество́ [razh-deest-vó] Noun , neuter
Christmas

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