Russian word of the day: Отпраздновать

Oct 30, 2018

How to say 

"To celebrate" in Russian

отпра́здновать

at-prázd-na-vat'

Verb , perfective

Imperfective - пра́здновать

to celebrate

Examples

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

с днём рожде́ния [s dnyom razh-dyé-nee-ya] Phrase
happy birthday
юбиле́й [yu-bee-lyéî] Noun , masculine
anniversary (usually a round date); jubilee; celebrations
но́вый год [nó-vyî got] Phrase
New Year
пра́здник [prázd-neek] Noun , masculine
festival, holiday, festive occasion

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