Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "here" 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.


Meaning: here, at this point, about it, in it

Pronunciation: [zdyehs']

Part of speech: adverb (Also see тут that has same meaning but a more conversational tone. Usage of здесь vs. вот)

Rank: #105 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Здесь живёт Макси́м.
  • Maxim lives here.
  • Что вы здесь де́лаете?
  • What are you doing here? (formal or plural)
  • Па́вел живёт где́-то здесь.
  • Pavel lives somewhere around here.
  • Где здесь побли́зости кинотеа́тр?
  • Where is the nearest movie theater?
  • Мне здесь нра́вится.
  • I like it here.
  • Я о́чень ча́сто быва́ю здесь.
  • I come here very often.
  • Что же здесь сло́жного?
  • What's so difficult about it?
  • Кто здесь?
  • Who's here? / Who's there?
  • Здесь нет ничего́ смешно́го.
  • There is nothing funny about it.
  • Я собира́юсь пробы́ть здесь две неде́ли.
  • I plan to stay here for two weeks.
  • Напиши́те здесь Ваш а́дрес.
  • Please write your address here. (polite)

 Related words:
  • тут = here (conversational tone)
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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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