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

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)
Learn Russian Step by Step

Do you have any questions? We are here to help!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.