Russian phrase of the day: Как дела?

Jul 28, 2018

How to say 

"How are you?" in Russian

как дела́?

kak dee-lá

Phrase

how are you?

Examples

  • Ну как дела́ в шко́ле?

    nu kak dee-láf shkó-lye

    So how are things at school?

  • Как дела́? Всё в поря́дке?

    kak dee-lá? fsyo f pa-ryát-kye?

    How are you doing? Is everything fine?

Useful information

"Как дела?" is literally translated "How are the things?".

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to pardon, to excuse
будь здоро́в! / бу́дьте здоро́вы! [but' zda-róf / bút'-tye zda-ró-vy] Phrase , for a woman - будь здоро́ва
bless you! (after somebody sneezes, lit. - be healthy!)
нельзя́ [neel'-zyá] Predicate noun
not allowed, one cannot, one should not
на́до [ná-da] Predicate noun
(one) must, (one) need, it is necessary

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