Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "again" 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.

опять

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Meaning: again

Pronunciation: [ah-PYAHT']

Part of speech: adverb

Rank: #193 (see frequency list)



Well, you've broken the cup again!
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 Example sentences:
  • Опя́ть ты опозда́л?
  • Did you come late again?
  • Опя́ть идёт дождь, ужа́сное ле́то!
  • It's raining again, it's a horrible summer!
  • Ну вот, опя́ть ча́шку разби́л!
  • Well, you've broken the cup again!
  • Что, опя́ть я винова́т?
  • So, is it my fault again?
  • Опя́ть же, что мы бу́дем де́лать с кни́гами?
  • So, again, what shall we do with the books?
  • Опя́ть-таки, я то́чно не зна́ю, каки́е там усло́вия.
  • Again, I don't know what conditions they offer there.


 Idioms and set expressions:
  • опя́ть же = but again
  • опя́ть-таки = but again
  • опя́ть два́дцать пять = always the same
      literal  twenty five again
  • не опя́ть, а сно́ва = answer to a reproach of doing something bad more than once
      literal  not again, but once more
 Related words:
  • сно́ва = again (positive meaning)
  • ещё раз = once more
 Proverbs and sayings:
  • Со́рок пять - ба́ба я́годка опя́ть.
  • At 45 women become pretty again.
  •  literal  At 45 a woman is like a berry again.

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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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