Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "far" in Russian

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Meaning: far, distant, long way off, strange to

Pronunciation: [dah-LYOH-keey]

Part of speech: adjective

Rank: #227 (see frequency list)

Neptune is the most distant planet from Earth. Photo by Lunar and Planetary Institute.
 Example sentences:
  • Звёзды ка́жутся таки́ми далёкими.
  • The stars seem so distant.
  • В далёком де́тстве моя сестра́ люби́ла игра́ть со мной.
  • In distant childhood my sister liked to play with me.
  • Нептун -- са́мая далёкая плане́та от Земли́.
  • Neptune is the most distant planet from Earth.
  • Я услы́шал далёкое э́хо.
  • I heard a distant echo.
  • Чьи-то далёкие голоса́ станови́лись ясне́е.
  • Somebody's distant voices were becoming clearer.
  • Моё далёкое про́шлое ча́сто о себе́ напомина́ет.
  • My distant past often reminds about itself.
  • Он был о́чень далёк от пра́вды.
  • He was very far from the truth.
  • Я гото́влюсь к далёкому путеше́ствию.
  • I'm preparing for a long journey.
  • Далёкие изве́стия бы́ли печа́льными.
  • The distant news were sad.
  • Я далёк от мы́сли, что она́ лю́бит друго́го.
  • I'm far from believing that she loves another man.
  • Наш сын уе́хал в далёкие стра́ны.
  • Our son has gone to distant lands.
  • Они́ далёкие друг дру́гу лю́ди.
  • They are strangers to each other.
  •  literal  They are distant people to each other.
  • Как ты ду́маешь, кака́я страна́ са́мая далёкая от Росси́и?
  • In your opinion, which country is the fartherst from Russia?
  •  literal  How you think, which country is the most distant from Russia?
  • Астроно́мы обнару́жили са́мую далёкую гала́ктику.
  • Astronomers discovered the most distant Galaxy.

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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