Russian word of the day: Зеленый

Mar 19, 2017

How to say 

"Green" in Russian

зелёный

zee-lyó-nyi

Adjective

green

Examples

  • 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.

  • 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.

Additional examples

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

  • На нём бы́ли зелёные шо́рты со мно́жеством карма́нов.

    na nyom bý-lee zee-lyó-ny-ye shór-ty sa mnó-zeest-vam kar-má-naf

    He was wearing green shorts with lots of pockets.

  • Доро́гу мо́жно переходи́ть то́лько на зелёный свет светофо́ра.

    da-ró-gu mózh-na pee-ree-ha-déet' tól'-ka na zee-lyó-nyî svyet svee-ta-fó-ra

    You can only cross the road at the green light of the traffic lights.

  • Бирюзо́вый - э́то отте́нок голубо́го и зелёного цвето́в.

    bee-ryu-zó-vyi, é-ta at-týe-nak ga-lu-bó-va ee zee-lyó-na-va tsvee-tóf

    Turquoise is a shade of blue and green colors.

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