Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "especially" in Russian

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Meaning: especially, specially, particularly, specifically

Pronunciation: [ah-SOH-been-nuh]

Part of speech: adverb

Rank: #363 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Весно́й приро́да осо́бенно краси́ва.
  • The nature is especially beautiful in spring.
  • Сего́дня мы должны́ осо́бенно постара́ться и вы́играть э́ту игру́!
  • Today, we must try especially hard and win this game!
  • Конце́рт был о́чень интере́сным, но осо́бенно мне понра́вилось выступле́ние танцева́льной гру́ппы.
  • The concert was very interesting, but I especially liked the performances by the dance group.
  • Звёзды осо́бенно хорошо́ видны́ но́чью.
  • The stars are particularly well visible at night.
  • Алкого́ль о́чень опа́сен, осо́бенно для подро́стков.
  • Alcohol is very dangerous, especially for teenagers.
  • Э́та де́вушка лю́бит танцева́ть, осо́бенно ей нра́вится та́нго.
  • This girl loves to dance, she especially likes tango.
  • В Санкт-Петербу́рге о́чень краси́во, осо́бенно летом.
  • St. Petersburg is very beautiful, especially in summer.
  • Мне нра́вится ру́сская ку́хня, но осо́бенно люблю́ ру́сские пельме́ни.
  • I like Russian food, but I especially love Russian dumplings.
  • Переходя́ доро́гу ты до́лжен быть осо́бенно внима́тельным.
  • When crossing the road you should be especially careful.
  • В пое́здке в Росси́ю мне осо́бенно понра́вился тур в Ца́рское село́ в Санкт-Петербу́рге.
  • On the trip to Russia, I especially liked the tour to Tsarskoye Selo in St. Petersburg.

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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