100+ Most Common Russian Adverbs (with Pronunciation)

An adverb is a word that provides greater description to a verb, adjective or another adverb. It answers questions like “How?”, “Where?”, “Why?”, etc. Adverbs in Russian do not change in form, so they are quite easy to remember. Adverbs of time (наречия времени) сейчас [sichas] – now теперь [tiper’] – now потом [patom] –…

Body parts in Russian: basic vocabulary for beginners

Let’s learn some new vocabulary. This time we will look at some words that refer to body parts. It’s crucial know the names of each part of your body if you study Russian. So, today’s lesson is pretty basic. We’re going to begin with this picture that describes perfectly basic body parts. Head (голова) голова [galava]…

Shopping Vocabulary: Phrases and Words You’ll Hear in Russian Stores

With its vast size and diverse retail landscape, Russia offers a plethora of shopping opportunities for both locals and tourists. By learning key phrases in Russian, you can effectively communicate with shopkeepers, inquire about products, and navigate through different types of shops. This linguistic ability not only makes your shopping experience more convenient but also…

From Sunshine to Snowfall: Talking About the Weather in Russian

Weather… it can be unpredictable at times, especially here in Russia. Our country is vast, and the climate varies across different regions. While it may be snowing in the north, the south could still be experiencing warm temperatures. Weather impacts various aspects of our lives, from planning outdoor activities to preparing for different seasons. It…

How To Say “Friend” in Russian: Friendship Vocabulary

There are some ways to say “friend” in Russian language. The most common word for it is друг [drook]. The word “друг” is a masculine form, and the feminine form is подруга [padrooga]. Note the last word ends in “a”. It usually shows that a noun is feminine. Examples: Он мой друг. He is my…

50+ Russian Adjectives and Nouns to Describe Someone’s Personality

Our personalities make us unique. There are different people with varying character traits: some are always cheerful and friendly, while others may be too shy to engage with others. Some individuals might not be inclined to smile frequently and might appear ungracious. Understanding someone’s personality allows us to connect deeply, communicate effectively, and build stronger…