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

познако́миться [pa-zna-kó-mee-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get acquainted
коне́чно [ka-nyéch-na] Adjective
of course, sure
здра́вствуйте [zdrá-stvuî-tye] Interjection , informal - "здра́вствуй"
hello; good morning / afternoon / evening
нельзя́ [neel'-zyá] Predicate noun
not allowed, one cannot, one should not

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