Russian word of the day: Гроза

Sep 25, 2018

How to say 

"Thunderstorm" in Russian

гроза́

gra-zá

Noun , feminine

Plural - гро́зы

thunderstorm

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Examples

  • Вот-во́т начнётся гроза́.

    vot-vot nach-nyó-tsa gra-zá

    A thunderstorm is about to begin.

  • И́з-за грозы́ интерне́т едва́ по́лзает.

    eez-za gra-zý een-ter-nét yed-vá pól-za-eet

    Because of the thunderstorm, the Internet is barely working.

Useful information

"Интернет едва ползает" is a slang expression, literally translated as "the internet is barely crawling".

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