Russian word of the day: Давление

Feb 15, 2019

How to say 

"Pressure" in Russian

давле́ние

dav-lyé-nee-ye

Noun , neuter

Plural - давле́ния

pressure

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Examples

  • У ба́бушки высо́кое давле́ние.

    u bá-bush-kee vy-só-ka-ye dav-lýe-nee-ye

    Grandma has high blood pressure.

  • На него́ ока́зывается огро́мное давле́ние со стороны́ вла́стных структу́р.

    na nee-vó a-ká-zy-va-ee-tsa ag-róm-na-ye dav-lyé-nee-ye sa sta-ra-ný vlást-nyh struk-túr

    He is under tremendous pressure from the authorities.

Related words and phrases

заболе́ть [za-ba-lyét'] Verb
to get sick; to start hurting/aching
ско́рая по́мощь [skó-ra-ya pó-masch'] Phrase , often shortened to "ско́рая"
ambulance
головокруже́ние [ga-la-va-kru-zhé-nee-ye] Noun
giddiness, dizziness; vertigo
реце́пт [ree-tsept] Noun
recipe; prescription
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