Russian phrase of the day: С праздником!

Sep 28, 2018

How to say 

"Congratulations!" in Russian

С пра́здником!

s prázd-nee-kam

Phrase

Congratulations! (lit. - With a holiday!)

Examples

  • Поздравля́ю с пра́здником!

    pazd-rav-lyá-yu s prázd-nee-kam

    I congratulate you!

  • С пра́здником вас! - И вас!

    s prázd-nee-kam vas! - ee vas!

    Happy holiday to you! - To you too!

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Useful information

The expression "с праздником" is a shortened version of "я поздравляю вас с праздником!".

It can be used to congratulate people on any celebration, both personal and public ones.

Same stem words

пра́здновать [prázd-na-vat'] Verb
to celebrate
отпра́здновать [at-prázd-na-vat'] Verb
to celebrate
пра́здник [prázd-neek] Noun
festival, holiday, festive occasion
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Related words and phrases

отмеча́ть [at-mee-chát'] Verb
to celebrate; to commemorate; to mark, to check, to note
рождество́ [razh-deest-vó] Noun
Christmas
чо́каться [chó-ka-tsa] Verb
to clink (glasses)
юбиле́й [yu-bee-lyéî] Noun
anniversary (usually a round date); jubilee; celebrations
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