Russian word of the day: Скупой

Apr 16, 2019

How to say 

"Stingy" in Russian

скупо́й

sku-póî

Adjective

stingy, miserly, avaricious

Examples

  • Скупо́й пла́тит два́жды.

    sku-póî plá-teet dvázh-dy

    Miser pays twice.

  • Он всегда́ был скупы́м на слова́.

    on fseeg-dá byl sku-pým na sla-vá

    He was always reticent (stingy with words).

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уве́ренность [u-vyé-reen-nast'] Noun
confidence, certitude, assurance
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