Russian word of the day: Горько

Dec 12, 2018

го́рько

gór'-ka

Adverb

bitterly; the exclamation of the guests at the wedding table calling for the newlyweds to kiss

Examples

  • Они́ об э́том го́рько пожале́ли.

    a-née ab é-tam gór-la pa-zhee-lýe-lee

    They bitterly regretted it.

  • Го́сти ста́ли крича́ть "го́рько" и молоды́е вста́ли для поцелу́я.

    gós-tee stá-lee kree-chát' gór'-ka ee ma-la-dý-ye fstá-lee dlya pa-tsee-lú-ya

    The guests began to shout "kiss the bride" and the newlyweds stood up for a kiss.

Additional examples

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

  • Им пришло́сь ощути́ть на себе́ го́рький вкус поте́ри.

    eem preesh-lós' a-schu-téet' na see-byé gór'-keei fkus pa-tyé-ree

    They had to feel the bitter taste of loss on themselves.

  • Я предпочита́ю го́рький шокола́д моло́чному.

    ya preet-pa-chee-tá-yu gór'-keei sha-ka-lát ma-lóch-na-mu

    I prefer dark chocolate to milk one.

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Same stem words

го́рький [gór'-keei] Adjective
bitter
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Related words and phrases

неве́ста [nee-vyés-ta] Noun , feminine
bride, fiancee
полюби́ть [pa-lyu-béet'] Verb , perfective
to fall in love, to grow fond of, to come to like
пожени́ться [pa-zhee-née-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get married
обруча́льное кольцо́ [ab-ru-chál'na-ye kal'-tsó] Phrase , neuter
wedding ring

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