Russian word of the day: Веселиться

Jan 07, 2018

How to say 

"Have fun" in Russian



Verb , imperfective

Perfective - повесели́ться, развесели́ться

to enjoy oneself, to have fun (a good time)


  • Они́ весели́лись как де́ти.

    a-née vee-see-lée-lees' kak dyé-tee

    They had fun like children do.

  • Лю́ди в Росси́и и пра́вда уме́ют весели́ться.

    lyú-dee v ras-sée-ee ee práv-da u-myé-yut vee-see-lée-tsa

    People in Russia really know how to have fun.


Additional examples

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

  • Они́ танцева́ли и весели́лись всю ночь.

    a-née tan-tse-vá-lee ee vee-see-lée-lees' fsyu noch

    They danced and had fun all night long.

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Same stem words

весёлый [vee-syó-lyî] Adjective
cheerful, joyful, merry

Related words and phrases

сомнева́ться [sam-nee-vá-tsa] Verb
to doubt
самооблада́ние [sa-ma-ab-la-dá-nee-ye] Noun
self-control, composure
страх [strah] Noun
fear, fright
ворча́ть [var-chát'] Verb
to grumble, to growl, to grouse, to snarl
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