Russian word of the day: Женщина

Jul 25, 2018

How to say 

"Woman" in Russian

же́нщина

zhén-schee-na

Noun , feminine

Plural - же́нщины

woman

Examples

  • Уступи́те ме́сто бере́менной же́нщине!

    us-tu-pée-tye myés-ta bee-ryé-meen-naî zhén-schee-nye

    Give your place to a pregnant woman!

  • Он всегда́ нра́вился же́нщинам.

    on vseeg-dá nrá-veel-sya zhén-schee-nam

    He was always liked by women.

Additional examples

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

  • Говоря́т, что же́нщины влюбля́ются умо́м, а мужчи́ны – эмо́циями.

    ga-va-ryát, chto zhén-schee-ny vlyub-lya-yu-tsa u-móm, a muzh-chée-ny e-mó-tsee-ya-mee

    They say that women fall in love with the mind, and men with emotions.

  • Владе́льцем рестора́на оказа́лась пожила́я же́нщина ни́зкого ро́ста.

    vla-dyél'-tsem rees-ta-rá-na a-ka-zá-las' pa-zhee-lá-ya zhén-schee-na néez-ka-va rós-ta

    The owner of the restaurant turned out to be an elderly woman of low stature.

  • Бу́дешь мое́й жено́й?

    bú-deesh ma-yéî zhee-nóî

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

  • У него́ есть все ка́чества, кото́рые же́нщина хоте́ла бы ви́деть в мужчи́не.

    u nee-vó yest' vsye ká-cheest-va, ka-tó-ry-ye zhén-schee-na ha-tyé-la by vée-dyet' v mu-schée-nye

    He has all the qualities that a woman would like to see in a man.

Same stem words

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

мечта́ [meech-tá] Noun , feminine
dream, daydream, reverie
забыва́ть [za-by-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to forget
успе́ть [us-pyét'] Verb , perfective
to have time, to be in time
уходи́ть [u-ha-déet'] Verb , imperfective
to walk away, to leave

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