Russian word of the day: Обычай

Mar 30, 2019

обы́чай

a-bý-chaî

Noun , masculine

Plural - обы́чаи

custom, habit, practice, usage

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Examples

  • Э́тот обы́чай пришёл к нам из глубины́ веко́в.

    é-tat a-bý-chaî pree-shól k nam eez glu-bee-ný vee-kof

    This custom came to us from ancient days.

  • По дре́внему обы́чаю хлеб-соль подноси́ли дороги́м гостя́м в знак глубо́кого уваже́ния.

    pa dryév-nee-mu a-bý-cha-yu hlep-sol' pad-na-sée-lee da-ra-géem gas-tyám v znak glu-bó-ka-va u-va-zhé-nee ya

    According to the ancient custom, bread and salt were offered to dear guests as a sign of deep respect.

Additional examples

More Russian sentences with the words that contain "обыча".

  • Э́тот обы́чай так понра́вился горожа́нам, что они́ ста́ли устана́вливать ёлки в свои́х дома́х.

    é-tat a-bý-chaî tak pan-rá-veel-sya ga-ra-zhá-nam, chto a-née stá-lee us-ta-náv-lee-vat' yól-kee v sva-éeh da-máh

    The townspeople liked this custom so much that they began to install Christmas trees in their homes.

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Same stem words

обы́чно [a-bých-na] Adverb
usually; normally, ordinarily

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сокро́вище [sak-ró-vee-sche] Noun
treasure, riches; darling
стара́ться [sta-rá-tsa] Verb
to try, to seek, to endeavour
просыпа́ться [pra-sy-pá-tsa] Verb
to wake up
потеря́ться [pa-tee-ryá-tsa] Verb
to get lost
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