Russian word of the day: Язык

Jun 23, 2018

How to say 

"Language" in Russian

язы́к

ya-zýk

Noun , masculine

Plural - языки́

tongue, language

Examples

  • Он говори́т на семи́ языка́х.

    on ga-va-réet na see-mée ya-zy-káh

    He speaks seven languages.

  • Язы́к у него́ непло́хо подве́шен.

    ya-zýk u nee-vó nye-pló-ha pad-vyé-shen

    He has a glib tongue. (Lit. - His tongue is well hung.)

Additional examples

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

  • Назва́ния языко́в в ру́сском пи́шутся с ма́ленькой бу́квы.

    naz-vá-nee-ya ya-zy-kóf v rús-kam pée-shu-tsa s má-leen'-kaî búk-vy

    The names of the languages in Russian are written with lowercase.

  • На́ши са́йты предоставля́ют возмо́жность учи́ть ру́сский язы́к беспла́тно.

    ná-shee sáî-ty pree-das-tav-lýa-yut vaz-mózh-nast' u-cheet' rús-keeî ya-zýk bees-plát-na

    Our sites provide the opportunity to learn Russian for free.

  • Он изуча́ет ру́сский язы́к.

    on ee-zu-chá-eet rús-keeî ya-zýk

    He is learning Russian language.

  • Она́ рабо́тает учи́телем ру́сского языка́ в шко́ле.

    a-ná ra-bó-ta-yet u-chée-tee-lyem rús-ka-va ya-zy-ka f shkó-lye

    She works as a teacher of Russian language in school.

  • В Росси́и был вы́пущен пе́рвый уче́бник та́йского языка́.

    v ras-sée-ee byl vý-pu-schyen pyér-vyî u-chyéb-neek táîs-ka-va ya-zy-ká

    The first Thai language textbook was published in Russia.

  • На каки́х иностра́нных языка́х ты говори́шь?

    na ka-kéeh ee-na-strán-nyh ya-zy-káh ty ga-va-réesh

    What foreign languages do you speak?

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