Basic Expressions

Russian Greetings

Доброе утро Dobraye ootro Good morning
Добрый день Dobriy den' Good afternoon
Добрый вечер Dobriy vyecher Good evening
Здравствуйте Zdrastvooyte Hello
Привет! Preevyet Hi!
Рад тебя видеть Rat teebya veedet' Nice to see you!
Как поживаешь? Kak pazhivayesh? How are you?
Спасибо, прекрасно! Spaseeba preekrasna! Fine, thanks!
Неплохо! Neeploha! Not so bad
Как Вас зовут? Kak vas zavoot? What's your name?
Меня зовут... Meenya zavoot... My name is...

Saying Thanks in Russian

Спасибо Spaseeba Thank you
Большое спасибо Bal'shoye spaseeba Thank you very much.
Не за что Nyezashta That's all right
Пожалуйста Pazhalooysta You're welcome

Apologies

Извините Eezveeneete Sorry!
Простите Prasteete Excuse me
Ничего, ничего, пожалуйста Neechevo, neechevo, pazhaloosta That's all right
Ничего страшного Neechevo srashnava No harm

Saying Goodbye in Russian

К сожалению, мне (нам) пора идти K sazhalyeneeyoo mnye (nam) para eettee I'm sorry I (we) should be going
До свидания! Da sveedaneeya Good-bye!
Пока! Paka Bye-bye!
Увидимся Ooveedeemsya See you
Счастливого пути! Schasleevava pootee Have a nice trip!

Speaking, Comprehension

Вы говорите по-английски? Vi gavareetye pa angleeskee? Do you speak English?
Я плохо говорю по-русски Ya plokha gavaryoo pa rooskee My Russian is bad
Говорите, пожалуйста, медленнее Gavareetye pazhalooysta myedleeney Could you speak more slowly?
Я не понимаю Ya nee paneemayoo I don't understand
Я понимаю Ya paneemayoo I understand
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