Russian word of the day: Глупый

Feb 18, 2017

How to say 

"Stupid" in Russian

глу́пый

glú-pyi

Adjective

foolish, silly, stupid

Examples

  • Э́то был глу́пый посту́пок.

    éta byl glú-pyi pas-tú-pok

    It was a stupid thing to do.

  • Ты ведёшь себя́ как глу́пый ребёнок.

    ty vee-dyósh see-byá kak glú-pyi ree-byó-nak

    You're acting like a silly child.

Additional examples

More Russian sentences with the words that contain "глуп".

  • Э́то был глу́пый посту́пок.

    é-ta byl glú-pyi pas-tú-pak

    It was a stupid thing to do.

  • Не болта́й глу́постей!

    nye bal-táî glú-pas-tyeî

    You are talking nonsense! (Do not talk nonsense!)

  • Ты меня́ уже́ доста́л со свои́ми глу́пыми прико́лами.

    ty mee-nya u-zhé das-tál sa sva-ée-mee glú-py-mee pree-kó-la-mee

    I can't stand your silly jokes anymore (You already got me with your silly jokes).

  • Мне ка́жется, я сде́лала большу́ю глу́пость.

    mnye ká-zhee-tsa, ya sdyé-la-la bal'-shú-yu glú-past'

    I think I did a very stupid thing.

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Same stem words

глу́пость [glú-past'] Noun , feminine
stupidity, stupid action or thing, folly, foolishness, nonsense
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