Russian word of the day: Серый

Apr 17, 2017

How to say 

"Gray" in Russian

се́рый

syé-ryi

Adjective

gray, dull

Examples

  • Не́бо затяну́ло се́рыми облака́ми.

    nyé-ba za-tee-nú-la syé-ry-mee ab-la-ká-mee

    The sky got covered with gray clouds.

  • Се́рое вещество́ - гла́вный компоне́нт центра́льной не́рвной систе́мы позвоно́чных живо́тных и челове́ка.

    syé-ra-ye vee-schee-stvó - gláv-nyi kam-pa-nyént tsent-rál'-nai nyérv-nai sees-tyé-my paz-va-nóch-nyh zhee-vót-nyh ee che-lo-vyé-ka

    Gray matter is the main component of the central nervous system of vertebrates and humans.

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сире́невый [see-ryé-nee-vyi] Adjective
lavender, lilac (color)
фиоле́товый [fee-a-lyé-ta-vyi] Adjective
violet, purple
ора́нжевый [a-rán-zhe-vyi] Adjective
orange (color)
бле́дный [blyéd-nyi] Adjective
pale, pallid, insipid, colourless

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