Russian word of the day: Читать

Jun 16, 2018

How to say 

"To read" in Russian

чита́ть

chee-tát'

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - прочита́ть

to read

Examples

  • Что ты чита́ешь?

    chto ty chee-tá-eesh

    What are you reading?

  • Я могу́ чита́ть по-ру́сски, но говори́ть мне сло́жно.

    ya ma-gú chee-tát' pa-rús-kee, no ga-va-réet' mnye slózh-na

    I can read in Russian, but it's difficult for me to talk.

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Related words and phrases

занима́ться [za-nee-má-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be busy with, to deal, to practice, to be engaged/involved, to study
уда́ча [u-dá-cha] Noun , feminine
(good) luck, success, good fortune
зако́нчить [za-kón-cheet'] Verb , perfective
to finish, to complete
сказа́ть [ska-zát'] Verb , perfective
to say, to tell

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