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Russian Language Russian Vocabulary: «Greetings»

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Greetings in Russian
Greetings in Russian

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Hello everybody,

In today's lesson you will learn some useful vocabulary about ¨GREETINGS¨ in Russian.

Feel free to edit this page by adding new words and expressions!

Good learning! :)

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ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION

ENGLISH

RUSSIAN PRONUNCIATION

BRAZILIAN

PORTUGUESE

BRAZILIAN

PORTUGUESE

Hi Hi ХАЙ Hái OLÁ
Hi prih vyeht ПРИВЕТ príviet OI
Good morning doh brah yeh ou trah ДОБРОЕ УТРО dobráie útra BOM DIA
Good afternoon doh bree dehn ДОБРЫЙ ДЕНЬ dobrii den BOA TARDE
Good evening doh bree veh chehr ДОБРЫЙ ВЕЧЕР dobrii vetchêr BOA NOITE (CHEGAR)
Good night doh bree noh chih ДОБРЫЙ НОЧИ dobrii nôtchi BOA NOITE (SAIR)
Greetings prih vyehts vou you ПРИВЕТСТВУЮ privietsvúiu SAUDAÇÕES
The same as an old

How do you do

zdrahst vou ih tyeh ЗДРАВСТВУЙТЕ zdrást vúi tie COMO VAI ?

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Hello and welcome to the site, where you can learn, how to greet each other, to ask “How are you” and to respond to this question in Russian.

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Greetings[edit | edit source]

Russian

Transcription

English analogue

We use it when we …

Хай!

[hai]

Hi

See a friend

Привет (Приветик)

Prih-'veht

[pri:vet]

Hi

See a friend

Доброе утро

'Doh-broh-yeh uht-roh

['dɔbrɔje 'u:trɔ ]

Good morning

Officially greet smbd

Добрый день

Doh-bry den

['dɔbrij den]

Good afternoon

Officially greet smbd

Добрый вечер

Doh-bry vecher

['dɔbrij 'veʧer]

Good evening

Officially greet smbd

Доброй ночи

Doh-broy nochi

['dɔbroj 'nɔʧi:]

Good night

Officially greet smbd

Приветствую

Prih-'vet-stvuh-yuh

[pri'vetstvuju:]

Greetings

A person we have met before

Здравствуйте

(Здравствуй)

'Zdrah-vstvuy-teh

['zdra:vstvujte]

The same as an old

How do you do

Officially greet somebody (very common greeting)

Notes:

  • the letter "o" in Russian is never like an english [əu], it's like in the word "not"
  • you need to be patient with the words Приветствую and Здравствуйте - too much consonants close to each other can be a real challenge
  • Russian й is pronunced as in the word "yoghurt"
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    Привет.jpg

Contributors

Vincent, Darya darya, 217.107.127.201 and Mastavaya

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