Russian word of the day: Пожалуйста

Jan 06, 2018

How to say 

"Please" in Russian

пожа́луйста

pa-zhá-lus-ta

Particle

please; you're welcome

Examples

  • Помоги́ мне, пожа́луйста!

    pa-ma-gée mnye pa-zhá-lus-ta

    Help me please!

  • Спаси́бо за то, что вы́ручили. - Всегда́ пожа́луйста.

    spa-sée-ba za to, chto vý-ru-chee-lee. - vseeg-dá pa-zhá-lus-ta

    Thank you for helping out. - You're always welcome.

Useful information

"Пожалуйста" in Russian is used in two situations:

- to say "please" when asking for something,

- and to say "you are welcome" in response to "thank you".

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Related words and phrases

прия́тного аппети́та [pree-yát-na-va ap-pee-tée-ta] Phrase
enjoy your meal, bon appetit
отли́чно [at-léech-na] Adverb
excellent, very good, perfect, great
осторо́жно [as-ta-rózh-na] Adverb
carefully, cautiously; with care!; be careful!; watch out!
до́брое у́тро [dób-ra-ye út-ra] Phrase
good morning

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