Russian word of the day: Русский

Dec 22, 2018

How to say 

"Russian" in Russian

ру́сский

rús-keeî

Adjective

Russian

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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".

  • Селёдка под шу́бой - класси́ческое блю́до праздничного стола́ для ру́сских.

    see-lyót-ka pat shú-baî - kla-sée-chees-ka-ye blyú-da prázd-neech-na-va sta-lá dlya rús-keeh

    Herring under a "fur coat" (herring covered with a thick layer of vegetables) is a classic dish of a festive table for Russians.

  • Он насто́лько обрусе́л, что напра́во и нале́во сы́пал ру́сскими погово́рками.

    on nas-tól'-ka ab-ru-syél, chto nap-rá-va ee na-lyé-va sý-pal rús-kee-mee pa-ga-vór-ka-mee

    He become so russified that spouted Russian proverbs to the right and left.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Я могу́ чита́ть по-ру́сски, но говори́ть мне сло́жно.

    ya ma-gú chee-tát' pa-rús-kee, no ga-va-réet' mnye slózh-na

    I can read in Russian, but it's difficult for me to talk.

  • Он отли́чно говори́т по-ру́сски.

    on at-léech-na ga-va-réet pa-rús-kee

    He speaks excellent Russian.

  • 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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Same stem words

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

Related words and phrases

глу́пый [glú-pyi] Adjective
foolish, silly, stupid
поду́мать [pa-dú-mat'] Verb
to think
брать [brat'] Verb
to take
у́мный [úm-nyi] Adjective
clever, intelligent, smart
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