What are you wearing? Russian Vocabulary for Clothing

It’s time to talk about things that we wear. The words below are some of the most important used when talking about clothing in Russian.

Names of Clothes

Clothes in Russianодежда [adyezhda] – clothes

майка [mayka] – vest

футболка [futbolka] – t-shirt

рубашка [rubashka] – shirt

блузка [bluzka] – blouse

жилет [zhilyet] – waistcoat

пиджак [pidzhak] – single-breasted jacket

толстовка [tolstovka] – hoodie

кофта [kofta] / кардиган [cardigan] – cardigan

свитер [sviter] – sweater

штаны [shtany] – trousers

брюки [bryuki] – formal trousers

купальник [kupal’nik] – swimsuit

нижнее бельё [nizhnee belyo] – underwear

трусы [trusi] – underpants

пижама [pizhama] – pyjamas

ночная сорочка [nochnaya sarochka] – nightdress

халат [halat] – bathrobe

джинсы [dzhinsy] – jeans

комбинезон [kambinyezon] – overalls

шорты [shorti] – shorts

юбка [yupka] – skirt

платье [plat’ye] – dress

носки [naski] – socks

шляпа [shlyapa] – hat

бейсболка [beysbolka] – baseball hat

верхняя одежда [vyerhnyaya adyezhda] – outerwear

куртка [kurtka] – jacket

пальто [pal’to] – overcoat

пуховик [puhovik] – winter jacket

шапка [shapka] – winter hat

шарф [sharf] – scarf

перчатки [perchatki] – gloves

варежки [varezhki] – mittens

 

Shoes

Shoes in Russian

туфли [tufli] – shoes

тапки [tapki] – espadrilles

сандалии [sandaliyi] – sandals

шлёпки [shlyopki] – slides

сланцы [slantsy] – flip-flops

домашние тапочки [damashniye tapachki] – slippers

кроссовки [krasovki] – sneakers

кеды [kyedy] – baseball boots

сапоги [sapagi] – boots

ботинки [batinki] – lace-up boots

валенки [valyenki] – felt boots

Аксессуары – Accessories

очки [achki] – glasses

сумка [sumka] – bag

рюкзак [ryukzak] – rucksack

галстук [galstuk] – tie

ремень [ryemen’] – belt

For the pronunciation of each item of clothing, please see the video below.

Talking about clothes

носить – to wear

Я обычно ношу джинсы. – I usually wear jeans.

надевать – to put on

Холодает, надень пальто. – It’s getting cold, put on a coat.

Что на тебе надето? – What are you wearing?

снимать – to take off

Снимайте обувь. – Take off your shoes.

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