Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "part" in Russian

This Russian word is one of the top 1000 words in Russian. The complete list of most common Russian words is available here.


Meaning: part, share, piece, department, section, line, branch

Pronunciation: [chahst']

Part of speech: noun (feminine noun)

Rank: #221 (see frequency list)

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 Example sentences:
  • Живо́тные - ча́сть приро́ды.
  • Animals are a part of nature.
  • Ве́рхняя ча́сть горы́ покры́та сне́гом.
  • The upper part of the mountain is covered in snow.
  • Пе́рвую часть я беру́ себе́, а остально́е - тебе́.
  • I take the first part for myself, and the rest is for you.
  • Анто́н разре́зал арбу́з на четы́ре ча́сти.
  • Anton cut the watermelon in four parts.
  • Москва́ нахо́дится в це́нтре европе́йской ча́сти Росси́и.
  • Moscow is located in the heart of the European part of Russia.
  • Рабо́та – это неотъе́млемая ча́сть жи́зни.
  • Work is an integral part of life.
  • Во́инская часть расположи́лась во́зле реки́.
  • The military unit stationed near a river.
  • Я хочу́ быть ча́стью тебя́.
  • I want to be a part of you.
  • У меня́ по э́той ча́сти нет прете́нзий.
  • I don't have any complaints regarding this.
  • Це́лое бо́льше су́ммы его часте́й.
  • The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
  • Са́мую бо́льшую в ми́ре карти́ну распрода́ли по частя́м.
  • The world's largest painting was sold in parts.
  • Исто́рия Росси́и. Изда́ние в двух частя́х.
  • History of Russia. Edition in two parts.

 Idioms and set expressions:
  • ча́сти ре́чи = parts of speech
  • по частя́м = in pieces, in parts
  • по бо́льшей ча́сти = mostly, for the most part
  • бо́льшей ча́стью = mostly, for the most part
  • э́то не по мое́й ча́сти = it is not in my line (colloquial)
  • прое́зжая ча́сть = carriageway, pave
  • он знато́к по э́той ча́сти = he is an expert at this
 Related words:
  • части́чный = partial
  • ча́стный = particular; private
  • до́ля = share
  • фрагме́нт = a fragment, part
 Proverbs and sayings:
  • Сего́дня пе́рвый день оста́вшейся части твое́й жи́зни.
  • Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
     Other forms of the word (declensions):
    Case Singular Plural
    Phrase recordings: Copyright(c) 2011 All rights reserved.
    Word recordings: Copyright(c) 2006 Streit Goulnara, Streit Eric, Vion Nicolas. Copyright(c) 2007 S. Sakhno, N. Vion. Distributed under CC-BY.

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