Russian word of the day: Родиться

Jul 11, 2018

How to say 

"To be born" in Russian



Verb , perfective

Imperfective - рожда́ться

to be born


  • Он роди́лся 29 февраля́.

    on ra-déel-sya dvá-tsat' dee-vyá-ta-va feev-ra-lyá

    He was born on February 29th.

  • Вчера́ у них родила́сь до́чка.

    vchye-rá u neeh ra-dée-lás' dóch-ka

    Yesterday they had a daughter.

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