Vegetables in Russian: Vocabulary List with Pronunciation

We already know how to talk about food in Russian. Now it’s time to learn the vegetables names to enhance your vocabulary.

картофель [kartofyel’] – potato (informal картошка [kartoshka])

огурец [aguryets] – cucumber (pl. огурцы)

томат, помидор – tomato (pl. томаты, помидоры)

морковь [markof’] – carrot (informal морковка [markofka])

свёкла [svyokla] – beetroot

перец [pyeryets] – pepper (pl. перцы)

болгарский перец – bell pepper

баклажан [baklazhan] – eggplant (pl. баклажаны)

капуста [kapusta] – cabbage

брюссельская капуста – brussels sprouts

цветная капуста – cauliflower

брокколи [brokalee] – broccoli

сельдерей [syel’dyeryey] – celery

кукуруза [kookoorooza] – corn

чеснок [chisnok] – garlic

лук [look] – onion

кабачок [kabachok] – squash (pl. кабачки)

цуккини – zucchini

тыква [tikva] – pumpkin (pl. тыквы)

фасоль [fasol’] – beans

горох [garokh] – peas

редиска [reedeeska] – radish

репа [ryepa] – turnip

спаржа [sparzha] – asparagus

имбирь [eembeer’] – ginger

латук [latook] – lettuce

зелень [zyelyen’] – greens

зелёный лук – green onion

укроп [ookrop] – dill

петрушка [pyetrooshka] – parsley

базилик [bazeeleek] – basil

шпинат [shpeenat] – spinach

Here’s an audiovisual vocabulary for you. You can listen to the pronunciation of every word listed here.

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