What does “blin” mean in Russian?

Russians use this word all the time. For example, you may hear a phrase like this: Блин, как же мне надоело мыть посуду! Which actually means “I’m sick of doing dishes”. But if you search the first word in a dictionary, you might be surprised because it’s actually… food! And it really is. Blin (блин) … Read more

Describing People in Russian: Appearance

Do you know how to describe your friend, parent, teacher or anyone in Russian? If you don’t, just read on and you’ll learn some new words and simple examples of sentences which help you describe any person’s appearance. Hair (волосы [‘volosi]) Adjectives to describe hair:светлые – blondтемные – darkрыжие – redрусые – light brownпрямые – … Read more