Russian word of the day: Извинить

Apr 22, 2018

How to say 

"To excuse" in Russian

извини́ть

eez-vee-néet'

Verb , perfective

to pardon, to excuse

Examples

  • Извини́те, вы не подска́жете, где метро́?

    eez-vee-née-tye, vy nye pad-ská-zhee-tye, gdye na-hó-dee-tsa meet-ró

    Excuse me, can you tell me where the subway is?

  • Извини́, что так получи́лось.

    eez-vee-née, chto tak pa-lu-chée-las'

    I'm sorry that it happened this way.

Additional examples

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

  • Извини́те, э́то ме́сто свобо́дно?

    eez-vee-née-tee, é-ta myés-ta sva-bód-na

    Excuse me, is this place free?

  • Извини́те, я не наро́чно.

    eez-vee-née-tee, ya nee na-róch-na

    Sorry, I didn't mean to.

  • Извини́, что ты сказа́л?

    eez-vee-née, chto ty ska-zál

    I'm sorry, what did you say?

  • Извини́те, мы ра́ньше не встреча́лись?

    eez-vee-née-tee, my rán'-she nye vstrye-chá-lees'

    Excuse me, have we met before?

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Related words and phrases

здра́вствуйте [zdrá-stvuî-tye] Interjection , informal - "здра́вствуй"
hello; good morning / afternoon / evening
отли́чно [at-léech-na] Adverb
excellent, very good, perfect, great
до́брое у́тро [dób-ra-ye út-ra] Phrase
good morning
коне́чно [ka-nyéch-na] Adjective
of course, sure
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