"Balalaika" Meaning in Russian

Russian word of the day for Mar 16, 2020
балала́йка
[ ba-la-láî-ka ]

Noun , feminine

Plural - балала́йки

balalaika (Russian folk three-stringed musical instrument)

Examples

  • Балала́йка - э́то ру́сский наро́дный музыка́льный инструме́нт с ко́рпусом треуго́льной фо́рмы.

    ba-la-láî-ka - é-ta rús-keeî na-ród-nyî mu-zy-kál'-nyî eenst-ru-myént s kór-pu-sam tree-u-gól'-naî fór-my

    Balalaika is a Russian folk musical instrument with a triangular shape.

  • Счита́ется, что балала́йка получи́ла распростране́ние с конца́ XVII ве́ка.

    schee-tá-ee-tsa, chto ba-la-láî-ka pa-lu-chée-la rasp-rast-ra-nyé-nee-ye s kan-tsá seem-ná-tsa-ta-ve vyé-ka

    It is believed that the balalaika has spread since the end of the 17th century.

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