Russian word of the day: Язык

Jun 23, 2018

How to say 

"Language" in Russian

язы́к

ya-zýk

Noun , masculine

Plural - языки́

tongue, language

Examples

  • Он говори́т на семи́ языка́х.

    on ga-va-réet na see-mée ya-zy-káh

    He speaks seven languages.

  • Язы́к у него́ непло́хо подве́шен.

    ya-zýk u nee-vó nye-pló-ha pad-vyé-shen

    He has a glib tongue. (Lit. - His tongue is well hung.)

Additional examples

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

  • На каки́х иностра́нных языка́х ты говори́шь?

    na ka-kéeh ee-na-strán-nyh ya-zy-káh ty ga-va-réesh

    What foreign languages do you speak?

  • Назва́ния языко́в в ру́сском пи́шутся с ма́ленькой бу́квы.

    naz-vá-nee-ya ya-zy-kóf v rús-kam pée-shu-tsa s má-leen'-kaî búk-vy

    The names of the languages in Russian are written with lowercase.

  • Он изуча́ет ру́сский язы́к.

    on ee-zu-chá-eet rús-keeî ya-zýk

    He is learning Russian language.

  • На́ши са́йты предоставля́ют возмо́жность учи́ть ру́сский язы́к беспла́тно.

    ná-shee sáî-ty pree-das-tav-lýa-yut vaz-mózh-nast' u-cheet' rús-keeî ya-zýk bees-plát-na

    Our sites provide the opportunity to learn Russian for free.

You might also like

Russian Pod 101

Related words and phrases

нос [nos] Noun , masculine
nose
лицо́ [lee-tsó] Noun , neuter , plural - ли́ца
face
губа́ [gu-bá] Noun , feminine , plural - гу́бы
lip
коле́но [ka-lyé-na] Noun , neuter , plural - коле́ни
knee

Do you have any questions? We are here to help!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.