Russian word of the day: Хлеб

Jan 16, 2019

How to say 

"Bread" in Russian

хлеб

hlyep

Noun , masculine

Plural - хлеба́

bread

Examples

  • Я предпочита́ю чёрный хлеб бе́лому.

    ya preet-pa-chee-tá-yu chór-nyî hlyep byé-la-mu

    I prefer brown bread to white one.

  • Э́тот хлеб уже́ совсе́м чёрствый.

    é-tat hlyep u-zhé saf-syém chyórst-vyî

    This bread is already quite stale.

Additional examples

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

  • Где́ вы покупа́ете тако́й вку́сный хлеб?

    gdye vy pa-ku-pá-ee-tye ta-kóî fkús-nyî hlyep

    Where do you buy such delicious bread?

  • Купи́ хле́ба про запа́с, ма́ло ли, го́сти приду́т.

    ku-pée hlyé-ba pro za-pás, má-la lee gós-tee pree-dút

    Buy some bread in reserve, in case the guests will come.

  • По дре́внему обы́чаю хлеб-соль подноси́ли дороги́м гостя́м в знак глубо́кого уваже́ния.

    pa dryév-nee-mu a-bý-cha-yu hlep-sol' pad-na-sée-lee da-ra-géem gas-tyám v znak glu-bó-ka-va u-va-zhé-nee ya

    According to the ancient custom, bread and salt were offered to dear guests as a sign of deep respect.

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Related words and phrases

квас [kvas] Noun , masculine
kvass, traditional Russian soft drink made of bread
ка́ша [ká-sha] Noun , feminine
porridge, gruel, (cooked) cereal; (figurative) mess, jumble
блин [bleen] Noun , masculine , plural - блины́
pancake; (slang) damn it!
бутербро́д [bu-teer-brót] Noun , masculine
sandwich, bread with something on top

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