Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "door" in Russian

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Meaning: door, entry

Pronunciation: [dvyehr']

Part of speech: noun (feminine noun)

Rank: #135 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Макси́м откры́л дверь и вошёл в ко́мнату.
  • Maxim opened the door and entered the room.
  • Эта дверь закры́та.
  • This door is closed.
  • Дверь в ко́мнату была́ откры́та.
  • The door to the room was open.
  • Закро́йте дверь, пожа́луйста.
  • Close the door, please. (formal or plural)
  • Не сто́йте в дверя́х, проходи́те.
  • Don't stand in the doorway, walk through. (polite or plural)
  • Мы постуча́ли в дверь.
  • We knocked on the door.
  • Встре́ча пройдёт за закры́тыми дверьми́.
  • The meeting will take place behind closed doors.
  • Входна́я дверь гро́мко хло́пнула.
  • The front door slammed loudly.
  • Она́ вошла́ че́рез за́днюю дверь.
  • She went through the back door.
  • Встань, встань в проёме двери́ как ме́дное извая́ние... (И. Кормильцев)
  • Stand, stand in the doorway as the copper statue... (I.Kormiltsev)
  • Осторо́жно, две́ри закрыва́ются.
  • Be careful, the doors are closing. (on a bus, train, etc.)

 Idioms and set expressions:
  • за закры́тыми дверьми́ = behind closed doors; privately
  • стучать в дверь = to knock on the door
  • в дверях = in the doorway
  • входная дверь = entrance; front door
  • при закрытых дверях = behind closed doors; privately
  • указать на дверь = to kick smb. out
      literal  to point to the door
  • захлопнуть дверь перед носом = to shut the door in smb's face
  • хлопнуть дверью = to slam the door
  • ломиться в открытую дверь = to force an open door
 Related words:
  • ворота = gate
  • вход = entrance
  • две́рца = a little door (diminutive)
 Proverbs and sayings:
  • Деньги все двери открывают.
  • Money will open any door.
 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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Meaning: to give, to let, to allow
Pronunciation: [daht']
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