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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Related words and phrases

спаси́бо [spa-sée-ba] Particle
thanks, thank you
добро́ пожа́ловать [dab-ró pa-zhá-la-vat'] Phrase
welcome
мо́жно [mózh-na] Adverb
allowed, one can
нельзя́ [neel'-zyá] Predicate noun
not allowed, one cannot, one should not

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