Russian word of the day: Говорить

Jun 22, 2018

How to say 

"To talk" in Russian

говори́ть

ga-va-réet'

Verb , imperfective

to talk, to speak

Examples

  • Я говорю́ по-ру́сски.

    ya ga-va-ryú pa-rús-kee

    I speak Russian.

  • Ты говори́л с ним?

    ty ga-va-réel s neem

    Have you talked to him?

Additional examples

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

  • Терпе́ть не могу́, когда́ ты так говори́шь!

    teer-pyét nye na-gú, kag-dá ty tak ga-va-réesh

    I can't stand it when you say that!

  • Его́ выраже́ние лица́ говори́ло о мно́гом.

    eevó vy-ra-zhé-nee-ye lee-tsá ga-va-rée-la a mnó-gam

    His face expression told a long story.

  • Сто́роны се́ли за стол перегово́ров.

    stó-ra-ny syé-lee za stol pee-ree-ga-vó-raf

    The parties sat down at the negotiating table.

  • Он отли́чно говори́т по-ру́сски.

    on at-léech-na ga-va-réet pa-rús-kee

    He speaks excellent Russian.

  • Он меня́ утоми́л разгово́рами.

    on mee-nyá u-ta-méel raz-ga-vó-ra-mee

    He tired me with talking.

  • Я могу́ чита́ть по-ру́сски, но говори́ть мне сло́жно.

    ya ma-gú chee-tát' pa-rús-kee, no ga-va-réet' mnye slózh-na

    I can read in Russian, but it's difficult for me to talk.

  • Он насто́лько обрусе́л, что напра́во и нале́во сы́пал ру́сскими погово́рками.

    on nas-tól'-ka ab-ru-syél, chto nap-rá-va ee na-lyé-va sý-pal rús-kee-mee pa-ga-vór-ka-mee

    He become so russified that spouted Russian proverbs to the right and left.

  • Сто́роны се́ли за стол перегово́ров.

    stó-ra-ny syé-lee za stol pee-ree-ga-vó-raf

    The parties sat down at the negotiating table.

  • Он счита́ет, что про́тив него́ могли́ сговори́ться.

    on schee-tá-eet, chto pró-teef nee-vó mag-lée sga-va-rée-tsa

    He thinks that there could be a plot against him.

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звать [zvat'] Verb
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ли́шний [léesh-neei] Adjective
excess, redundant; spare, odd, left over
гуля́ть [gu-lyát'] Verb
to go for a walk, to walk, to stroll, to be outside
выраже́ние [vy-ra-zhé-nee-ye] Noun
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