Russian word of the day: Жена

Nov 18, 2017

How to say 

"Wife" in Russian



Noun , feminine

Plural - жёны



  • Я познако́милась с ним и его́ жено́й на вы́ставке.

    ya paz-na-kó-mee-las' s neem ee ye-vó zhee-nóî na výs-taf-kye

    I met him and his wife at the exhibition.

  • Бу́дешь мое́й жено́й?

    bú-deesh ma-yéî zhee-nóî

    Will you be my wife? (man to a woman)

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Same stem words

жени́ться [zhee-née-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get married
же́нщина [zhén-schee-na] Noun , feminine
жени́х [zhe-néeh] Noun , masculine
fiance, bridegroom, suiter, admirer
пожени́ться [pa-zhee-née-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get married
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Related words and phrases

свида́ние [svee-dá-nee-ye] Noun , neuter
date, rendezvous
ревнова́ть [reev-na-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to be jealous
уха́живать [u-há-zhee-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to court, to pay court to, to woo; to look after, to take care of, to nurse
де́вушка [dyé-vush-ka] Noun , feminine
girl, young lady; girlfriend

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