Russian word of the day: Русский

Dec 22, 2018

How to say 

"Russian" in Russian

ру́сский

rús-keeî

Adjective

Russian

Examples

  • У него́ ма́ма ру́сская.

    u nee-vó má-ma rús-ka-ya

    His mother is Russian.

  • Он изуча́ет ру́сский язы́к.

    on ee-zu-chá-eet rús-keeî ya-zýk

    He is learning Russian language.

Additional examples

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

  • Ру́сские лю́ди привы́кли встреча́ть но́вый год под бой кура́нтов.

    rús-kee-ye lyú-dee pree-výk-lee fstree-chát' nó-vyî got pad boî ku-rán-taf

    Russian people are used to welcome the new year under the strikes of the (Kremlin) bells.

  • Я говорю́ по-ру́сски.

    ya ga-va-ryú pa-rús-kee

    I speak Russian.

  • Ру́сская матрёшка появи́лась в Росси́и в 90-х года́х XIX ве́ка, в пери́од бу́рного экономи́ческого и культу́рного разви́тия страны́.

    rús-ka-ya mat-ryósh-ka pa-ya-vée-las' v ras-sée-ee v dee-vee-nós-tyh ga-dáh dee-veet-ná-tsa-ta-va vyé-ka, v pee-rée-ot búr-na-va e-ka-na-mée-chees-ka-va ee kul'-túr-na-va raz-vée-tee-ya stra-ný

    Russian matryoshka appeared in Russia in the 90s of the XIX century, during the period of rapid economic and cultural development of the country.

  • Назва́ния языко́в в ру́сском пи́шутся с ма́ленькой бу́квы.

    naz-vá-nee-ya ya-zy-kóf v rús-kam pée-shu-tsa s má-leen'-kaî búk-vy

    The names of the languages in Russian are written with lowercase.

  • Здесь не по-ру́сски напи́сано.

    zdyes' nye pa-rús-kee na-pée-sa-na

    It is not written in Russian here.

  • Ру́сский Дед Моро́з относи́тельно мо́лод, он стал появля́ться на нового́дних пра́здниках всего́ сто с небольши́м лет наза́д.

    rús-keeî dyed ma-róz at-na-sée-teel'-na mó-lat, on stal pa-eev-lyá-tsa na na-va-gód-neeh prázd-nee-kah vsee-vó sto s nee-bal'-shéem lyet na-zát

    Russian Grandfather Frost is relatively young, he started to appear on New Year's festivities only a bit more than a hundred years ago.

  • Матрёшка - ру́сская деревя́нная игру́шка в ви́де расписно́й ку́клы, внутри́ кото́рой нахо́дятся подо́бные ей ку́клы ме́ньшего разме́ра.

    mat-ryósh-ka - rús-ka-ya dee-ree-vyán-na-ya eeg-rúsh-ka v vée-dye ras-pees-nóî kúk-ly, vnut-rée ka-tó-raî na-hó-dya-tsa pa-dób-ny-ye yeî kúk-ly myén'-she-va raz-myé-ra

    Matryoshka is a Russian wooden toy in the form of a painted doll, inside which there are similar dolls of smaller size.

  • Е́сли вы пришли́ в го́сти к ру́сским, вам придётся снять о́бувь и наде́ть та́почки.

    yés-lee vy preesh-lée v gós-tee k rús-keem, vam pree-dyó-tsa snyat' ó-buf' ee na-dyét' tá-pach-kee

    If you came to visit Russians, you will have to take off your shoes and put on home slippers.

  • Она́ рабо́тает учи́телем ру́сского языка́ в шко́ле.

    a-ná ra-bó-ta-yet u-chée-tee-lyem rús-ka-va ya-zy-ka f shkó-lye

    She works as a teacher of Russian language in school.

Learn Russian Step by Step

Useful information

Saying "Russian" in Russian depends on the gender and number of objects you describe. For example:

- ру́сский па́спорт - Russian passport (masculine)
- ру́сская жена́ - Russian wife (feminine)
- ру́сское сло́во - Russian word (neuter)
- ру́сские го́сти - Russian guests (plural)

The adjective "ру́сский" also changes in cases as all Russian adjectives do. To learn more about how to use Russian adjectives in different cases follow these links:

- Declension of Russian adjectives
- Gender in Russian
- Plural in Russian
- Russian cases

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Same stem words

по-ру́сски [pa-rús-kee] Phrase
in Russian
обрусе́ть [ab-ru-syét'] Verb
become russified / russianized

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беспла́тно [bees-plát-na] Adverb
free (of charge)
молодо́й [ma-la-dóî] Adjective
young
успе́ть [us-pyét'] Verb
to have time, to be in time
но́вый [nó-vyî] Adjective
new
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