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.

Same stem words

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

пры́гать [prý-gat'] Verb , imperfective
to jump, to hop, to bounce
вопро́с [vap-rós] Noun , masculine
question
захоте́ться [za-ha-tyé-tsa] Verb , perfective
to feel like, to crave for
ошиба́ться [a-shee-bá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be mistaken, to make mistakes

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