Russian word of the day: Дело

Jan 04, 2018



Noun , neuter

matter, duty, concern, business, case, situation, act, deed


  • Займи́тесь де́лом!

    zaî-mee-tyes' dyé-lam

    Get yourself busy!

  • У меня́ к тебе́ де́ло есть.

    u mee-nyá k tee-byé dyé-la yest'

    I have some business/matter to discuss with you.

Same stem words

отде́латься [at-dyé-la-tsa] Verb
to get rid of, to throw off, to shake off
сде́лка [sdyél-ka] Noun
deal, transaction, bargain
де́лать [dyé-lat'] Verb
to do, to make
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Related words and phrases

го́род [górat] Noun
city, town
смочь [smoch'] Verb
to be able to
дава́ть [da-vát'] Verb
to give
да [da] Particle , can be also an interjection with the meaning "and" or "but"
yes; sometimes used to amplify what was said (without "yes" meaning)

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