Russian word of the day: Отпраздновать

Oct 30, 2018

How to say 

"To celebrate" in Russian



Verb , perfective

Imperfective - пра́здновать

to celebrate


  • Са́мое вре́мя отпра́здновать побе́ду!

    sá-ma-ye vryé-mya at-prázd-na-vat' pa-byé-du

    It's time to celebrate the victory!

  • В ма́е мы отпра́здновали 100-летие го́рода.

    v má-ye my at-prázd-na-va-lee sta-lyé-tee-ye gó-ra-da

    In May we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the city.

Same stem words

пра́здновать [prázd-na-vat'] Verb
to celebrate
пра́здник [prázd-neek] Noun
festival, holiday, festive occasion
С пра́здником! [s prázd-nee-kam] Phrase
Congratulations! (lit. - With a holiday!)
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Related words and phrases

чо́каться [chó-ka-tsa] Verb
to clink (glasses)
годовщи́на [ga-daf-schée-na] Noun
пригласи́ть [preeg-la-séet'] Verb
to invite
юбиле́й [yu-bee-lyéî] Noun
anniversary (usually a round date); jubilee; celebrations
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