Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "right" 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.

право

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Meaning: right

Pronunciation: [PRAH-vuh]

Part of speech: noun (neuter noun)

Rank: #292 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • право
  • право
  • Вы не име́ете тако́го пра́ва.
  • You don't have such a right.
  • По како́му пра́ву вы прика́зываете мне э́то сде́лать?
  • By what authority do you order me to do this?
  • Вы име́ете пра́во выбира́ть ме́сто жи́тельства.
  • You have a right to choose a place of residence.
  • Нельзя́ лиши́ть челове́ка прав.
  • You can not deprive human his rights.
  • Полице́йский попроси́л мужчи́ну показа́ть води́тельские права́.
  • The policeman asked the man to show his driver's license.
  • Ну́жно уме́ть по́льзоваться свои́ми права́ми.
  • You should know how to use your rights.
  • Премьер-мини́стр говори́л о права́х челове́ка.
  • The prime-minister was talking about human rights.


 Idioms and set expressions:
  • води́тельские права́ = driver's license
      literal  driver's rights
 Other forms of the word (declensions):
Case Singular Plural
Nominativeпра́воправа́
Genitiveпра́вапра́в
Dativeпра́вуправа́м
Accusativeпра́воправа́
Instrumentalпра́вомправа́ми
Prepositionalпра́веправа́х
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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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