Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "evening" in Russian

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Meaning: evening, night, party

Pronunciation: [VYEH-cheer]

Part of speech: noun (masculine noun)

Rank: #236 (see frequency list)

We stayed on the beach until the evening.
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 Example sentences:
  • До́брый ве́чер!
  • Good evening!
  • Ка́ждый ве́чер я смотрю́ но́вости.
  • I watch the news every night.
  • К ве́черу пошёл дождь.
  • It started raining towards the evening.
  •  literal  By evening went rain.
  • Убо́рка в кварти́ре заняла́ весь ве́чер.
  • It took (us) the whole evening to clean the apartment.
  •  literal  Cleaning of the apartment took the whole evening.
  • Не жди́те меня́ до ве́чера.
  • Don't expect me to come until the evening.
  •  literal  Do not wait for me until the evening.
  • Он ре́дко быва́ет до́ма по вечера́м.
  • He is rarely at home in the evenings.
  • Анто́н пришёл домо́й в семь вечера́.
  • Anton came home at 7 p.m.
  •  literal  Anton came home at seven iт the evening.
  • Магази́н закрыва́ется в во́семь часо́в вечера́.
  • The store closes at 8 p.m.
  •  literal  Store closes a eight hours in the evening.
  • Магази́н рабо́тает с у́тра до ве́чера.
  • The store is open all day.
  •  literal  The store works from morning till evening.
  • К ве́черу дождь прекрати́лся.
  • It stopped raining by the evening.
  •  literal  By evening rain ceased.
  • Она́ рабо́тает с утра́ до ве́чера.
  • She works all day long.
  •  literal  She works from morning till evening.
  • Э́тим ве́чером мы сно́ва встре́тились.
  • We met again on that night.
  •  literal  This evening we met again.
  • Люблю́ гуля́ть по го́роду ле́тними вечера́ми.
  • I love walking around the city on summer evenings.
  • Мы провели́ на пля́же це́лый день до ве́чера.
  • We stayed on the beach all day until the evening.
  • Это кино идёт каждый вечер.
  • This movie is playing every night.
  • Мы попа́ли домо́й к ве́черу.
  • We got home by the evening.
  • По утрáм я пью кóфе, а по вечерáм - зелëный чай.
  • I drink coffee in the morning and green tea in the evening.

 Idioms and set expressions:
  • под ве́чер = towards evening
  • к ве́черу = towards evening
  • по вечера́м = in the evenings
  • студе́нческий ве́чер = student night
  • музыка́льный ве́чер = musicale
  • с у́тра до ве́чера = all day long
      literal  from morning to evening
 Related words:
  • ве́чером = tonight, in the evening
  • вече́рний = evening (adjective)
  • вечери́нка = party, evening, soiree
  • у́тро = morning
  • день = day, afternoon
 Proverbs and sayings:
  • У́тро ве́чера мудре́нее.
  • The morning is wiser than the evening.
  • Ску́чен день до ве́чера, ко́ли де́лать не́чего.
  • Day-by-day a day goes by.
  •  literal  A day is boring till evening if there's nothing to do.
     Other forms of the word (declensions):
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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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