Love and marriage Russian vocabulary

Enrich your Russian vocabulary with the words and phrases about love and marriage. Every word and phrase comes with a picture, two examples and audio.

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обнима́ться [ab-nee-má-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to hug one another, to embrace
целова́ться [tse-la-vá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to kiss (one another)
го́рько [gór'-ka] Adverb
bitterly; the exclamation of the guests at the wedding table calling for the newlyweds to kiss
флиртова́ть [fleer-ta-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to flirt
жени́ться [zhee-née-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get married
влюбля́ться [vlyu-blyá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to fall in love
ревни́вый [reev-née-vyî] Adjective
ревнова́ть [reev-na-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to be jealous
роди́ться [ra-dée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to be born
неве́ста [nee-vyés-ta] Noun , feminine
bride, fiancee
ухажёр [u-ha-zhyór] Noun , masculine
admirer, a man (guy) who is trying to court a woman (girl)
уха́живать [u-há-zhee-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to court, to pay court to, to woo; to look after, to take care of, to nurse
жени́х [zhe-néeh] Noun , masculine
fiance, bridegroom, suiter, admirer
сде́лать предложе́ние [sdyé-lat' preed-la-zhé-nee-ye] Phrase
to propose
влюби́ться [vlyu-bée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to fall in love
заи́грывать [za-éeg-ry-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to flirt
пожени́ться [pa-zhee-née-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get married
ЗАГС [zags] Abbreviation
registry office (abbr. for за́пись а́ктов гражда́нского состоя́ния)

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