Russian word of the day: Бедняга

May 28, 2018



Noun , masculine or feminine

poor fellow, poor thing


  • Бедня́га потеря́л все де́ньги и докуме́нты.

    beed-nyá-ga pa-tee-ryál fsye dyén'-gee ee da-ku-myén-ty

    The poor man lost all his money and documents.

  • Мне бы́ло жаль бедня́гу.

    mnye bý-la zhal' beed-nyá-gu

    I felt for the poor thing.

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Related words and phrases

пла́кса [plák-sa] Noun , masculine or feminine
копу́ша [ka-pú-sha] Noun , masculine or feminine
slowpoke, dawdler
безде́льник [beez-dyél'-neek] Noun , masculine
idler, loafer, lazybones, good-for-nothing
глаза́стый [gla-zás-tyi] Adjective
big-eyed, pop-eyed; sharp-sighted, quick-sighted

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