Russian word of the day: Волноваться

May 08, 2019

How to say 

"To worry" in Russian



Verb , imperfective

Perfective - разволнова́ться

to worry, to be worried, to be nervous, to be agitated


  • Не волну́йся, всё бу́дет хорошо́!

    nya val-núî-sya, fsyo bú-deet ha-ra-shó

    Do not worry, everything will be fine!

  • Он так волнова́лся, что почти́ не мог говори́ть.

    on tak val-na-vál-sya, chto pach-tée nye mok ga-va-réet'

    He was so nervous that could hardly speak.

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Additional examples

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

  • Неве́ста была́ о́чень взволно́вана.

    nee-vyés-ta by-lá ó-cheen' vzval-nó-va-na

    The bride was very excited.

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Same stem words

волна́ [val-ná] Noun

Related words and phrases

дово́льный [da-vól'-nyî] Adjective
content, satisfied, pleased
пережива́ть [pee-ree-zhee-vát'] Verb
to worry, to be upset, to take hard; to experience, to go through, to undergo, to suffer
стыд [styt] Noun
мандра́ж [mánd-rásh] Noun
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2 thoughts on “Волноваться

  1. Kathryn A Reeves says:

    The search box “Tapez votre recherche ici” always functions in French, even though the rest of the page is in English. I am an English speaker, and want to do searches in English /Russian. Not French/Russian. Thank you.

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