Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "voice" 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: voice, vote, part

Pronunciation: [GOH-luhs]

Part of speech: noun (masculine noun)

Rank: #148 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Я слы́шу же́нский го́лос.
  • I hear a female voice.
  • У тебя́ прия́тный го́лос.
  • You have a nice voice. (informal)
  • Он отда́л свой го́лос за пе́рвого кандида́та.
  • He cast his vote for the first candidate.
  • В па́рке слышны́ голоса́ птиц.
  • The birds' voices are heard in the park.
  • У него́ пропа́л го́лос.
  • He lost his voice.
  • Гра́ждане Росси́и имею́т пра́во го́лоса.
  • The citizens of Russia have the right to vote.
  • Кандида́ту ва́жен ка́ждый го́лос.
  • Every vote is important for the candidate.
  • Де́ти повтори́ли за учи́телем в оди́н го́лос.
  • Children unanimously repeated after the teacher.
  • Судья́ повы́сил го́лос.
  • The judge raised his voice.
  • Они испо́лнили пе́сню для двух голосо́в.
  • They performed a two-part song.
  •  literal  They performed a song for two voices.

 Idioms and set expressions:
  • во весь голос = at the top of one’s voice
      literal  in all voice
  • право голоса = the right to vote
  • повысить голос = to raise one's voice
  • поднять голос = to raise one's voice
  • в один голос = unanimously, with one voice
      literal  in one voice
  • во весь голос = at the top of one's voice
 Proverbs and sayings:
  • Мал соловей, да голосом велик.
  • Little pigeons can carry great messages.
  •  literal  A nightingale is small, but the voice is great.
 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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