Russian word of the day: Прихожая

Apr 01, 2019

How to say 

"Hallway" in Russian

прихо́жая

pree-hó-zha-ya

Noun , feminine

Plural - прихо́жие

hallway (the first room in a flat where people leave outdoor clothing, shoes, etc.)

Examples

  • Кварти́ра начина́лась с ма́ленькой, но ую́тной прихо́жей.

    kvar-tée-ra na-chee-ná-las' s má-leen'-kaî, no u-yút-naî pree-hó-zheî

    The apartment began with a small but cozy hallway.

  • Вы́ключи свет в прихо́жей!

    výk-lyu-chee svyet v pree-hó-zheî

    Turn off the lights in the hallway!

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подхо́д [pat-hót] Noun , masculine
approach; (in fitness) set of repetitions
ходи́ть [ha-déet'] Verb , imperfective
to walk, to go
уходи́ть [u-ha-déet'] Verb , imperfective
to walk away, to leave
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Related words and phrases

ле́стница [lyés-nee-tsa] Noun , feminine
stair
сосе́д [sa-syét] Noun , masculine , feminine - "сосеʓдка"
neighbor
подоко́нник [pa-da-kón-neek] Noun , masculine
windowsill
ва́нная [ván-na-ya] Noun , feminine
bathroom

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