Russian word of the day: Пока

May 04, 2018

How to say 

"Bye" in Russian

пока́

pa-ká

Particle

bye (informal)

Examples

  • Ну всё, мне пора́, пока́!

    nu fsyo, mnye pa-rá, pa-ká

    That's it, it's time for me to go, bye!

  • Всем пока́! До за́втра!

    fsyem pa-ká! da závt-ra

    Bye everybody! See you tomorrow!

Useful information

"Пока" is an informal way to say "bye" in Russian and you should only use it with your friends or family. In other cases, use "до свида́ния".

A few other informal ways to say "bye" in Russian are:

- счастли́во
- уви́димся (see you)
- уда́чи (good luck)

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коне́чно [ka-nyéch-na] Adjective
of course, sure
норма́льно [nar-mál-na] Adverb
normally, properly; it's ok, normal
прия́тного аппети́та [pree-yát-na-va ap-pee-tée-ta] Phrase
enjoy your meal, bon appetit
будь здоро́в! / бу́дьте здоро́вы! [but' zda-róf / bút'-tye zda-ró-vy] Phrase , for a woman - будь здоро́ва
bless you! (after somebody sneezes, lit. - be healthy!)

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