Russian word of the day: Светофор

Mar 07, 2018

How to say 

"Traffic lights" in Russian

светофо́р

svee-ta-fór

Noun , masculine

traffic lights

Examples

  • Доро́гу мо́жно переходи́ть то́лько на зелёный свет светофо́ра.

    da-ró-gu mózh-na pee-ree-ha-déet' tól'-ka na zee-lyó-nyî svyet svee-ta-fó-ra

    You can only cross the road at the green light of the traffic lights.

  • Иди́те до светофо́ра пря́мо и поверни́те напра́во.

    ee-dée-tye da svee-ta-fó-ra pryá-ma ee pa-veer-née-tye na-prá-va

    Go straight until the traffic lights and turn right.

Additional examples

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

  • Светофо́ра здесь нет, поэ́тому доро́гу лю́ди перехо́дят как попа́ло.

    svee-ta-fó-ra sdyes' nyet, pa-é-ta-mu da-ró-gu lyú-dee pee-ree-hó-dyat kak pa-pá-la

    There is no traffic light here, so people are crossing the road totally randomly.

  • Иди́те пря́мо до светофо́ра, а пото́м напра́во.

    ee-dée-tye pryá-ma da svee-ta-fó-ra, a pa-tóm na-prá-va

    Go straight to the traffic lights, and then turn right.

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Related words and phrases

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(bus, taxi, etc.) stop
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train
самолёт [sa-ma-lyót] Noun
plane, aircraft
про́бка [próp-ka] Noun
cork; stopper; (traffic) jam
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