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.

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Additional examples

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

  • 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.

  • Сала́т, кото́рый в ра́зных стра́нах но́сит назва́ние “ру́сский”, в Росси́и называ́ется "Оливье́".

    sa-lát, ka-tó-ryî v ráz-nyh strá-nah nó-seet naz-vá-nee-ye "rús-keeî", v ras-sée-ee na-zy-vá-ee-tsa "a-leev'-yé".

    The salad that in various countries is called “Russian”, in Russia is called "Olivier".

  • 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.

  • Ру́сские ва́ленки счита́ются одни́м из са́мых тёплых ви́дов о́буви.

    rús-kee-ye vá-leen-kee schee-tá-yu-tsa ad-nóî eez sá-myh tyóp-lyh vée-daf ó-bu-vee

    Russian boots are considered to be one of the warmest kind of shoes.

  • Вы говори́те по-ру́сски?

    vy ga-va-rée-tye pa-rús-kee

    Do you speak Russian?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Здесь не по-ру́сски напи́сано.

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

    It is not written in Russian here.

  • Я говорю́ по-ру́сски.

    ya ga-va-ryú pa-rús-kee

    I speak Russian.

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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по-ру́сски [pa-rús-kee] Phrase
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обрусе́ть [ab-ru-syét'] Verb
become russified / russianized
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Related words and phrases

сложи́ть [sla-zhéet'] Verb
to add up, to sum up; to fold; to pack, to stack up; to put together
ошиба́ться [a-shee-bá-tsa] Verb
to be mistaken, to make mistakes
поду́мать [pa-dú-mat'] Verb
to think
брать [brat'] Verb
to take

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