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.

Related words and phrases

обрусе́ть [ab-ru-syét'] Verb , perfective
become russified / russianized
злопа́мятный [zla-pá-myat-nyi] Adjective
vindictive, rancorous, unforgiving
плести́сь [plees-tées'] Verb , imperfective
to drag oneself along, to trudge

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