Russian word of the day: Любовь

May 22, 2017

How to say 

"Love" in Russian

любо́вь

lyu-bóf'

Noun , feminine

love

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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".

  • Его́ невозмо́жно не полюби́ть.

    ee-vó nee-vaz-mózh-na nye pa-lyu-béet'

    It is impossible not to fall in love with him.

  • Я люблю́ пла́вать в бассе́йне.

    ya lyub-lyú plá-vat' v ba-syéi-nye

    I like swimming in the pool.

  • Ора́нжевый был его́ люби́мым цве́том.

    a-rán-zhe-vyi byl eevó lyu-bée-mym tsvye-tam

    Orange was his favorite color.

  • 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.

  • Он лю́бит о́струю еду́.

    on lyú-beet óst-ru-yu ye-dú

    He likes spicy food.

  • Мой па́рень лю́бит путеше́ствовать, а я домосе́дка.

    moî pá-reen' lyú-beet pu-tee-shést-va-vat', a ya da-ma-syét-ka

    My boyfriend loves to travel, but I am a homebody.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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

влюби́ться [vlyu-bée-tsa] Verb
to fall in love
уха́живать [u-há-zhee-vat'] Verb
to court, to pay court to, to woo; to look after, to take care of, to nurse
сва́дьба [svád'-ba] Noun
wedding
брак [brak] Noun
marriage; flaw, defect, defective articles / goods
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