Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "slowly" 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: slowly

Pronunciation: [MYEHD-lee-nah]

Part of speech: adverb (the related adjective is "медленный")

Rank: #509 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Наташа ме́дленно идёт по дороге.
  • Natasha is walking slowly along the road.
  • Профе́ссор говори́л ме́дленно и споко́йно.
  • The professor was speaking slowly and calmly.
  • Это дерево растёт о́чень ме́дленно.
  • This tree grows very slowly.
  • Ни медленно, ни быстро.
  • Neither slowly nor fast.
  • Лодка то медленно, то быстро скользит вдоль улиц.
  • The boat glides along the streets, sometimes slowly, sometimes quickly.
  • Я ме́дленно кивну́л голово́й.
  • I slowly nodded my head.
  • Сосу́д ме́дленно заполня́ют водо́й.
  • The vessel is being slowly filled with water.

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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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