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".

  • 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.

  • Здесь не по-ру́сски напи́сано.

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

    It is not written in Russian here.

  • Изве́стный ру́сский учёный Константи́н Эдуа́рдович Циолко́вский был самоу́чкой.

    eez-vyés-nyî rús-keeî u-chó-nyî kan-stan-téen e-du-ár-da-veech tsee-al-kófs-keeî byl sa-ma-úch-kaî

    The famous Russian scientist Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky was a self-taught person.

  • 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.

  • На́ши са́йты предоставля́ют возмо́жность учи́ть ру́сский язы́к беспла́тно.

    ná-shee sáî-ty pree-das-tav-lýa-yut vaz-mózh-nast' u-cheet' rús-keeî ya-zýk bees-plát-na

    Our sites provide the opportunity to learn Russian for free.

  • Я говорю́ по-ру́сски.

    ya ga-va-ryú pa-rús-kee

    I speak Russian.

  • 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.

  • Окро́шка – холо́дный суп национа́льной ру́сской ку́хни.

    ak-rósh-ka - ha-lód-nyî sup na-tsee-a-nál'-naî rús-kaî kúh-nee

    Okroshka is a cold soup of Russian national cuisine.

Russian Pod 101

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

Related words and phrases

мечта́ть [meech-tát'] Verb
to dream (of)
мужчи́на [mu-schée-na] Noun
man, male
де́ти [dyé-tee] Noun , singular - дитя́ (rarely used), ребёнок
children, kids
пить [peet'] Verb
to drink

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