Russian word of the day: Рождество

Dec 25, 2017

How to say 

"Christmas" in Russian

рождество́

razh-deest-vó

Noun , neuter

Christmas

Examples

  • Мы поздравля́ем на́ших чита́телей с католи́ческим Рождество́м!

    my pazd-rav-lyá-eem ná-sheeh chee-tá-tee-lyeî s ka-ta-lée-chees-keem razh-deest-vóm

    Merry Catholic Christmas to our readers! (We congratulate our readers on Catholic Christmas!)

  • Рождество́ в Росси́и пра́зднуется по Юлиа́нскому календарю́, 7 января́.

    razh-deest-vó v ras-sée-ee prázd-nu-ee-tsa pa yu-lee-áns-ka-mu ka-leen-da-ryu, seed'-mo-va yan-va-ryá

    Christmas in Russia is celebrated according to the Julian calendar, on January 7.

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snowman
наряжа́ть ёлку [na-ree-zhát' yól-ku] Phrase
to decorate a Christmas tree

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