Russian word of the day: Обниматься

Apr 09, 2019

How to say 

"Hug one another" in Russian



Verb , imperfective

Perfective - обня́ться

to hug one another, to embrace


  • На фо́то ма́ма и до́чка не́жно обнима́ются и ве́село смею́тся.

    na fó-ta má-ma ee dóch-ka nyézh-na ab-nee-má-yu-tsa ee vyé-see-la smee-yú-tsa

    In the photo, mother and daughter are hugging fondly and laughing happily.

  • Па́рень и де́вушка смея́лись, держа́лись за́ руки и мно́го обнима́лись.

    pá-reen' ee dyé-vush-ka smee-yá-lees', deer-zhá-lees' zá ru-kee ee mnó-ga ab-nee-má-lees'

    The guy and girl laughed, held hands and hugged a lot.

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коке́тничать [ka-kyét-nee-cheet'] Verb
to coquet, to flirt
жени́х [zhe-néeh] Noun
fiance, bridegroom, suiter, admirer
жени́ться [zhee-née-tsa] Verb
to get married
влюбля́ться [vlyu-blyá-tsa] Verb
to fall in love

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