Russian word of the day: Дождь

Aug 30, 2018

дождь

dozhd'

Noun , masculine

Plural - дожди́

rain

Examples

  • На сего́дня обеща́ли дождь.

    na see-vód-nya a-bee-schá-lee dozhd'

    The weather forecast for today says it's going to rain. (Lit. - For today they promised rain.)

  • Дождя́ не́ было уже́ па́ру ме́сяцев.

    dazh-dyá nyé by-la u-zhé pá-ru myé-sya-tsef

    There has not been any rain for a couple of months already.

Additional examples

More Russian sentences including the derivatives with the base "дожд".

  • Дава́й возьмём с собо́й зо́нтик, ма́ло ли дождь пойдёт.

    da-vái vaz'-myóm s sa-bói zón-teek, má-la lee dozhd' pai-dyót

    Let's take an umbrella with us, in case it is going to rain.

  • И́з-за проливно́го дождя́ все на́ши пла́ны пошли́ насма́рку.

    eez-za pra-leev-nó-va dazh-dyá fsye ná-shee plá-ny pash-lée nas-már-ku

    Because of the pouring rain, all our plans went down the drain.

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Related words and phrases

ра́дуга [rá-du-ga] Noun , feminine
rainbow
гроза́ [gra-zá] Noun , feminine
thunderstorm
мо́лния [mól-nee-ya] Noun , feminine
lightning; zipper
жа́рко [zhár-ka] Adverb
hot, it's hot

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