Russian word of the day: Зеленый

Mar 19, 2017

How to say 

"Green" in Russian

зелёный

zee-lyó-nyi

Adjective

green

Examples

  • Зелёные глаза́ у люде́й встреча́ются ре́дко.

    zee-lyó-ny-ye gla-zá u lyu-dyéi vstree-chá-yu-tsa ryét-ka

    Green eyes are rare in humans.

  • Зелёный цвет расте́ний обусло́влен нали́чием в кле́тках хлорофи́лла.

    zee-lyó-nyi tsvyet ras-tyé-neei a-bus-lóv-lyen na-lée-chee-yem f klyét-kah hlo-ro-féel-la

    The green color of plants is due to the presence of chlorophyll in the cells.

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си́ний [sée-neei] Adjective
dark blue
сире́невый [see-ryé-nee-vyi] Adjective
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чёрный [chyór-nyî] Adjective
black
жёлтый [zhól-tyi] Adjective
yellow

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