Russian word of the day: Поздно

Dec 14, 2018

How to say 

"Late" in Russian

по́здно

pózd-na

Adverb

late

Examples

  • Уже́ по́здно, нам пора́.

    u-zhé pózd-na, nam pa-rá

    It's late already, we have to go.

  • Они́ верну́лись по́здно ве́чером.

    a-née veer-nú-lees' pózd-na vyé-chee-ram

    They came back late in the evening.

Additional examples

More Russian sentences with the words that contain "поздн".

  • Учи́ться никогда́ не по́здно.

    u-chée-tsa nee-kag-dá nye póz-na

    It's never too late to learn.

  • Весна́ в э́том году́ припозднилась.

    vees-ná v é-tam ga-dú pree-pazd-née-las'

    Spring came late this year.

  • Он объясни́л, что припозднился и́з-за про́бок.

    on ab-yas-neel, chto pree-pazd-néel-sya eez-za pró-bak

    He explained that he was a bit late because of traffic jams.

  • Он ложи́тся спать не поздне́е 11 часо́в ве́чера.

    on la-zhée-tsa spat' nye pazd-nyé-ye adée-na-tsa-tée chee-sóf vyé-chee-ra

    He goes to bed no later than 11 pm.

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Same stem words

опозда́ть [a-paz-dát'] Verb , perfective
to be late
припоздни́ться [pree-pazd-nee-tsa] Verb , perfective
to be (a bit) late
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Related words and phrases

вчера́ [fchee-rá] Adverb
yesterday
тому́ наза́д [ta-mú na-zát] Phrase
ago
ре́дко [ryét-ka] Adverb
seldom, rarely; sparsely
за́втра [záft-ra] Adverb
tomorrow

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