Love and marriage

Learn Russian vocabulary about love and marriage. Every word and phrase comes with a picture, two examples and audio. Test yourself with the flashcards.

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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
пожени́ться [pa-zhee-née-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get married
ЗАГС [zags] Abbreviation
registry office (abbr. for за́пись а́ктов гражда́нского состоя́ния)
жена́ [zhee-ná] Noun , feminine
муж [muzh] Noun , masculine
де́вушка [dyé-vush-ka] Noun , feminine
girl, young lady; girlfriend
па́рень [pá-ryen'] Noun , masculine
guy, fellow; boyfriend
сва́дьба [svád'-ba] Noun , feminine
разби́ть се́рдце [raz-béet' syér-tse] Phrase
to break the heart
стро́ить гла́зки [stró-eet' glás-kee] Phrase
to make eyes, to flirt
коке́тничать [ka-kyét-nee-cheet'] Verb , imperfective
to coquet, to flirt
полюби́ть [pa-lyu-béet'] Verb , perfective
to fall in love, to grow fond of, to come to like
люби́ть [lyu-béet'] Verb , imperfective
вы́йти за́муж [výi-tee zá-muzh] Phrase
to get married (for women)
свида́ние [svee-dá-nee-ye] Noun , neuter
date, rendezvous
обруча́льное кольцо́ [ab-ru-chál'na-ye kal'-tsó] Phrase , neuter
wedding ring