Russian word of the day: Голова

Feb 18, 2019

How to say 

"Head" in Russian

голова́

ga-la-vá

Noun , feminine

Plural - го́ловы

head

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Examples

  • У меня́ от всего́ э́того голова́ идёт кру́гом.

    u mee-nyá at fvee-vó é-ta-va ga-la-vá ee-dyót krú-gam

    My head is spinning from all this.

  • Мне пришла́ в го́лову отли́чная иде́я.

    mnye preesh-lá v gó-la-vu at-léech-na-ya ee-dyé-ya

    I have a great idea. (A great idea came to my head.)

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поголо́вно [pa-ga-lóv-na] Adverb
all without exception
головокруже́ние [ga-la-va-kru-zhé-nee-ye] Noun
giddiness, dizziness; vertigo

Related words and phrases

в́олос [vó-las] Noun , plural - во́лосы
hair
спина́ [spee-ná] Noun
back
коле́но [ka-lyé-na] Noun , plural - коле́ни
knee
нога́ [na-gá] Noun
leg, foot
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