Russian word of the day: Чокаться

Jun 05, 2019

How to say 

"To clink (glasses)" in Russian

чо́каться

chó-ka-tsa

Verb , imperfective

Perfective - чо́кнуться

to clink (glasses)

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Examples

  • По́сле 12-го уда́ра кура́нтов все чо́каются бока́лами с шампа́нским.

    pós-lye dvee-ná-tsa-ta-va u-dá-ra ku-rán-taf fsye chó-ka-yu-tsa ba-ká-la-mee s cham-páns-keem

    After the 12th strike of the chimes, everyone clinks glasses with champagne.

  • Тради́ция чо́каться во вре́мя засто́лий существу́ет во мно́гих стра́нах.

    tra-dée-tsee-ya chó-ka-tsa va vryé-mya zas-tó-leeî su-scheest-vú-eet va mnó-geeh strá-nah

    The tradition of clinking glasses during feasts exists in many countries.

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годовщи́на [ga-daf-schée-na] Noun
anniversary
наряжа́ться [na-ree-zhá-tsa] Verb
to dress up
пра́здновать [prázd-na-vat'] Verb
to celebrate
подари́ть [pa-da-réet'] Verb
to give, to make a present

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