Relationships Russian vocabulary

Learn Russian words and phrases describing the relationships. Every word comes along with a picture, two examples and audio.

подсма́тривать [pat-smát-ree-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to spy, to peep
подслу́шивать [pat-slú-shee-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to eavesdrop, to overhear
нака́зывать [na-ká-zy-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to punish
пощёчина [pa-schyó-chee-na] Noun , feminine
slap in the face
поведе́ние [pa-vee-dyé-nee-ye] Noun , neuter
милосе́рдие [mee-la-syér-dee-ye] Noun , neuter
mercy, compassion, charity
посове́товать [pa-sa-vyé-ta-vat'] Verb , perfective
to advise, to counsel, to recommend, to suggest
сове́товать [sa-vyé-ta-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to advise, to counsel, to recommend, to suggest
призна́ться [pree-zná-tsa] Verb , perfective
to confess, to admit
подру́га [pa-drú-ga] Noun , feminine
(girl / female) friend
дра́ка [drá-ka] Noun , feminine
scuffle, fight
дать сда́чи [dat' sdá-chee] Phrase
to hit / to strike back
прия́тель [pree-yá-teel'] Noun , masculine , feminine - "прия́тельница"
pal, buddy, friend
ссо́ра [ssó-ra] Noun , feminine
quarrel, altercation, falling-out
помири́ться [pa-mee-rée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to make it up, to make peace, to become reconciled
мири́ться [mee-rée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to make it up, to make peace, to become reconciled; to accept, to bear with
я́бедничать [ya-beed-nee-cheet'] Verb , imperfective
to report another's wrongdoing
объясни́ться [ab-yee-snée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to explain yourself, to have it out with somebody
дружи́ть [dru-zhéet'] Verb , imperfective
to be friends
пререка́ться [pree-ree-ká-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to argue, to wrangle, to bicker
ссо́риться [ssó-ree-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to quarrel
назло́ [naz-ló] Adverb
out of spite
врать [vrat'] Verb , imperfective
to lie
ду́ться [dú-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to sulk , to pout
угоща́ть [u-ga-schát'] Verb , imperfective
to treat (to), to stand a treat
вре́дничать [vryéd-nee-chat'] Verb , imperfective
to act in spite, contrary to somebody's interests or desires
придира́ться [pree-dee-rá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to find fault, to carp, to cavil, to nag, to pick on
потака́ть [pa-ta-kát'] Verb , imperfective
to indulge, to cater
я́беда [yá-bee-da] Noun , masculine or feminine
snitch, sneak, informer
обижа́ться [a-bee-zhát'-sya] Verb , imperfective
to take offence, to resent

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