We know that it's important to increase your vocabulary if you want to master the Russian language. That's why we've worked hard to provide you with word lists, easy-to-understand examples of usage, idioms, set expressions, related words, synonyms, antonyms and Russian proverbs for many Russian words.
Study the lists of most common Russian words with English translations sorted by part of speech. Learn the most important Russian words early in your Russian study.
Explore new Russian words by topic:
Days of the week - Monday through Sunday (that order in Russia!)
Months of the year - January through December
Colors in Russian - with declensions
Wedding and Marriage new - bride, groom, newlyweds
Animals new - bear, tiger, monkey
Seasons in Russian
Names of Russian holidays
Sounds of Animals in Russian
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The following pages will help you to tap into the wisdom that's hiding behind Russian words. You will find simple examples of usage, idioms, related words, proverbs, word forms, and other useful information to help you master each Russian word.
How to say "to be" in Russian.
How to say "to know" in Russian.
How to say "to say, tell" in Russian.
How to say "a friend" in Russian.
How to say "to eat" in Russian.
How to say "big, large" in Russian.
How to say "to want, wish" in Russian.
How to say "a man, person" in Russian.
How to say "my, mine" in Russian.
How to say "to talk, speak" in Russian.
How to say "to be able to" in Russian.
How to say "time" in Russian.
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