Russian word of the day: Правда

Jan 02, 2019

How to say 

"Truth" in Russian



Noun , feminine



  • Е́сли что́-то повторено́ ты́сячи раз, э́то не зна́чит, что э́то пра́вда.

    yés-lee chtó-ta paf-tó-ree-na tý-see-chee ras, é-ta nye zná-cheet, chto é-ta práv-da

    If something is repeated thousands of times, it does not mean that it is true.

  • Узна́ть, говори́т челове́к пра́вду и́ли врёт, мо́жно по движе́ниям его́ глаз.

    uz-nát', ga-va-réet chee-la-vyék práv-du ée-lee vryot, mózh-na pa dvee-zhé-nee-yam ye-vó glas

    You can find out whether a person is telling the truth or is lying by the movements of his eyes.

Additional examples

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

  • Лю́ди в Росси́и и пра́вда уме́ют весели́ться.

    lyú-dee v ras-sée-ee ee práv-da u-myé-yut vee-see-lée-tsa

    People in Russia really know how to have fun.

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Same stem words

напра́во [na-prá-va] Adverb
to the right

Related words and phrases

опозда́ть [a-paz-dát'] Verb
to be late
в ку́рсе [v kúr-sye] Phrase
in the know, familiar with, (to be) posted, (to be) aware
помаха́ть [pa-ma-hát'] Verb
to wave
гре́ться [gryé-tsa] Verb
to warm / to heat oneself

2 thoughts on “Правда

  1. Luis Iglesias says:

    Very interesting the image selected to illustrate today’s daily word. The truth is not the result of two half-truth. Congratulations.

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