Russian word of the day: Злачный

Feb 05, 2018

зла́чный

zlách-nyî

Adjective

(place) of carouse and debauchery, bawdy (place), tenderloin (district)

Examples

  • Мы забрели́ в како́й-то зла́чный кварта́л и заблуди́лись там.

    my za-bree-lée v ka-kóî-ta zlách-nyî kvar-tál ee za-blu-dée-lees' tam

    We wandered into some kind of a tenderloin district and got lost there.

  • Он устро́ил нам экску́рсию по зла́чным места́м го́рода.

    on ust-ró-eel nam eks-kúr-see-yu pa zlách-nym mees-tám gó-ra-da

    He gave us a tour of the bawdy places of the city.

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Related words and phrases

копа́ться [ka-pá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to dig; to probe; to dawdle
нажива́ться [na-zhee-vá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to make a profit out of somebody's work or loss
вя́нуть [vyá-nut'] Verb , imperfective
to wither, to fade
плаче́вный [pla-chyév-nyî ] Adjective
sad, deplorable, pitiable, lamentable, mournful

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