Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "floor" 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.

пол

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Meaning: floor, sex, gender

Pronunciation: [pohl]

Part of speech: noun (masculine noun)

Rank: #237 (see frequency list)



The dog is lying on the floor.
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 Example sentences:
  • Ва́за упа́ла на́ пол и разби́лась.
  • The vase fell on the floor and broke.
  • Соба́ка лежи́т на полу́.
  • The dog is lying on the floor.
  • Пол на ку́хне был ужа́сно холо́дный.
  • The kitchen floor was terribly cold.
  • Полы́ в до́ме блесте́ли, как но́вые.
  • The floors in the house were shining like new.
  • А́нна се́ла на пол у окна́.
  • Anna set on the floor near a window.
  • Они́ ещё не зна́ют пол бу́дущего ребёнка.
  • They don't know the sex of their future child yet.
  • Осторо́жно, пол окра́шен!
  • Caution, painted floor!
  • Она́ хо́чет улу́чшить отноше́ния с мужски́м по́лом.
  • She wants to improve her relationships with men.
  • В русском языке, слова́, обознача́ющие лиц же́нского по́ла отно́сятся к же́нскому ро́ду.
  • In Russian language, words designating female persons are of feminine gender.


 Idioms and set expressions:
  • же́нского по́ла = female
  • мужско́го по́ла = male
  • прекра́сный пол = the fair sex
  • си́льный пол = the sterner sex
 Related words:
  • стена́ = wall
  • потоло́к = ceiling
  • окно́ = window
  • парке́т = parquet
  • насти́л = flooring
     Other forms of the word (declensions):
    Case Singular Plural
    Nominativeпо́лполы́
    Genitiveпо́лаполо́в
    Dativeпо́лупола́м
    Accusativeпо́лполы́
    Instrumentalпо́ломпола́ми
    Prepositionalпо́лепола́х
    Locativeполу́-
    Phrase recordings: Copyright(c) 2011 MasterRussian.com. 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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