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".

  • Я не профессиона́льный фото́граф, скоре́е люби́тель.

    ya nye pra-fee-see-a-nál'-nyî fa-tóg-raf, ska-ryé-ye lyu-bée-tyel'

    I am not a professional photographer, rather an amateur.

  • 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.

  • Я люблю́ ходи́ть босико́м по траве́.

    ya lyub-lyú ha-déet' ba-see-kóm pa tra-vyé

    I like walking barefoot on the grass.

  • Ты что, влюби́лась?

    ty chto, vlyu-bée-las'

    Have you fallen in love?

  • Он люби́л её со шко́лы.

    on lyu-béel ye-yó sa shkó-ly

    He loved her from school.

  • Каку́ю му́зыку ты лю́бишь?

    ka-kú-yu mú-zy-ku ty lyú-beesh'

    What kind of music do you like?

  • 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).

  • Она́ ве́чно к нему́ придира́ется по любо́му по́воду.

    a-ná vyéch-na k nee-mú pree-dee-rá-ee-tsa pa lyu-bó-mu pó-va-du

    She always finds fault with him for any reason.

  • Он пререка́ется с ма́терью по любо́му по́воду.

    on pree-ree-ká-ee-tsa s má-teer'-yu pa lyu-bó-mu pó-va-du

    He always (for any reason) wrangles with his mother.

  • 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.

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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

Related words and phrases

заи́грывать [za-éeg-ry-vat'] Verb
to flirt
сва́дьба [svád'-ba] Noun
wedding
неве́ста [nee-vyés-ta] Noun
bride, fiancee
разво́д [raz-vót] Noun
divorce
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