Russian phrase of the day: На цыпочках

Aug 17, 2018

How to say 

"On tiptoe" in Russian

на цы́почках

na tsý-pach-kah

Phrase

on tiptoe

Examples

  • 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

плести́сь [plees-tées'] Verb
to drag oneself along, to trudge
ны́нешний [ný-neesh-neeî ] Adjective
present, this, actual, today's
относи́тельно [at-na-sée-teel'-na] Adverb
relatively
тропи́нка [tra-péen-ka] Noun
path, trail (usually a narrow trodden one)

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