Russian phrase of the day: На цыпочках

Aug 17, 2018

How to say 

"On tiptoe" in Russian

на цы́почках

na tsý-pach-kah


on tiptoe


  • Она́ на цы́почках вы́шла из ко́мнаты, где спал малы́ш.

    a-ná na tsý-pach-kah výsh-la ees kóm-na-ty, gdye spal ma-lýsh

    She tiptoed out of the room where the baby was sleeping.

  • Иди́ на цы́почках, тут гря́зно.

    ee-dée na tsý-pach-kah, tut gryáz-na

    Walk on tiptoes, it's dirty here.

Related words and phrases

остепени́ться [as-tee-pee-née-tsa] Verb
to settle / steady down, to become staid / respectable, to sober down
щеко́тно [schee-kót-na] Adverb
it tickles
копи́лка [ka-péel-ka] Noun
piggy bank, money box
уплета́ть [up-lee-tát'] Verb
to eat greedily, to stuff oneself with (food)
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