Russian word of the day: Любовь

May 22, 2017

How to say 

"Love" in Russian

любо́вь

lyu-bóf'

Noun , feminine

love

Examples

  • Любви́ все во́зрасты поко́рны.

    lyub-vée fsye vóz-ras-ty pa-kór-ny

    All ages are obedient to love. (Pushkin)

  • Он рос в любви́ и забо́те.

    on ros v lyub-vée ee za-bó-tye

    He grew up being loved and cared for.

Additional examples

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

  • Э́того учи́теля люби́ли все, он всегда́ ста́вил хоро́шие оце́нки.

    é-ta-va u-chée-tee-lya ly-bée-lee fsye, on fseeg-dá stá-veel ha-ró-shee-ye a-tsén-kee

    This teacher was loved by everybody, he always gave good grades.

  • Говоря́т, что же́нщины влюбля́ются умо́м, а мужчи́ны – эмо́циями.

    ga-va-ryát, chto zhén-schee-ny vlyub-lya-yu-tsa u-móm, a muzh-chée-ny e-mó-tsee-ya-mee

    They say that women fall in love with the mind, and men with emotions.

  • Его́ люби́мым заня́тием бы́ло флиртова́ть с хоро́шенькими де́вушками.

    ye-vó lyu-bée-mym za-nyá-tee-yem bý-la fleer-ta-vát' s ha-ró-sheen'-kee-mee dyé-vush-ka-mee

    His favorite pastime was flirting with pretty girls.

  • От было́й любви́ не оста́лось и следа́.

    at by-lóî lyub-vée nye as-tá-las'ee slee-dá

    There is not a trace of the past love left.

  • Он призна́лся ей в любви́.

    on preez-nál-sya yeî v lyub-vée

    He declared his feelings to her (he confessed her that he loves her).

  • Он поплати́лся здоро́вьем за свою́ любо́вь к сигаре́там.

    on pa-pla-téel-sya zda-róv'-yem za sva-yú lyu-bóf' k see-ga-ryé-tam

    He paid with health for his love to cigarettes.

  • Благодаря́ Фейсбу́ку, Инстагра́му и и́же с ни́ми, весь мир стал одержи́м самолюбова́нием.

    bla-ga-da-ryá feis-bú-ku, een-sta-grá-mu ee ée-zhe s née-mee, vyes' meer stal a-deer-zhéem sa-ma-lyu-ba-vá-nee-yem

    Thanks to Facebook, Instagram and others like them, the whole world became obsessed with narcissism.

  • Я люблю́ прораба́тывать мы́шцы рук с ганте́лями.

    ya lyub-lyú pra-ra-bá-ty-vat' mýsh-tsy ruk s gan-té-lya-mee

    I like to work out the muscles of the arms with dumbbells.

  • Они́ встре́тились и полюби́ли друг дру́га в университе́те.

    a-nee fstryé-tee-lees' ee pa-lyu-bée-lee druk drú-ga v u-nee-veer-see-tyé-tye

    They met and fell in love with each other at the university.

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Same stem words

люби́тель [lyu-bée-tyel'] Noun
amateur, dilettante; lover, fan
влюбля́ться [vlyu-blyá-tsa] Verb
to fall in love
влюби́ться [vlyu-bée-tsa] Verb
to fall in love
полюби́ть [pa-lyu-béet'] Verb
to fall in love, to grow fond of, to come to like
люби́ть [lyu-béet'] Verb
to love
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Related words and phrases

поцелу́й [pa-tsee-lúî] Noun
kiss
ухажёр [u-ha-zhyór] Noun
admirer, a man (guy) who is trying to court a woman (girl)
неве́ста [nee-vyés-ta] Noun
bride, fiancee
уха́живать [u-há-zhee-vat'] Verb
to court, to pay court to, to woo; to look after, to take care of, to nurse
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