Russian word of the day: Иней

Jul 06, 2019

How to say 

"Hoarfrost" in Russian

и́ней

ée-neeî

Noun , masculine

white frost, hoarfrost, rime

Examples

  • Трава́ покры́лась пе́рвым и́неем.

    tra-vá pak-rý-las' pyér-vym ée-nee-yem

    The grass got covered with the first hoarfrost.

  • Согла́сно наро́дным приме́там, тума́н и и́ней у́тром 10 апре́ля предвеща́ют бога́тый урожа́й.

    sag-lás-na na-ród-nym pree-myé-tam, tu-mán ee ée-neeî út-ram dee-syá-ta-va ap-ryé-lya preed-vee-schá-yut ba-gá-tyî u-ra-zháî

    According to local signs, fog and frost on the morning of April 10 foreshadow a rich harvest.

Related words and phrases

дождь [dozhd'] Noun
rain
о́зеро [ó-zee-ra] Noun
lake
не́бо [nyé-ba] Noun
sky
зака́т [za-kát] Noun
sunset
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