Delicious! in Russian: How to say?

Jun 23, 2020
Delicious!

There is a number of ways to say delicious! in Russian.

The easiest way is:

Вку́сно!
[fkús-na]
Tasty / delicious!

You can add о́чень (very) to it to enhance the emotion:

О́чень вку́сно!
[ó-cheen’ fkús-na]
Tasty / delicious!

Всё бы́ло о́чень вку́сно, спаси́бо!
[fsyo bý-la ó-cheen’ fkús-na, spa-sée-ba]
Everything was very delicious, thank you!

Another way to say delicious in Russian is:

Па́льчики обли́жешь!
[pál’-chee-kee ob-lée-zhesh’]

This literally means you are going to lick your fingers and often translated as you’ll love it! it’s delicious!

The next word is:

Объеде́ние!
[ab-ye-dyé-nee-ye]
Delicious!

Объеде́ние comes from the verb объеда́ться which means to eat too much, i.e. it’s so delicious that I could eat easily overeat it.

The last two words that we would like to tell you about are derived from вку́сно and are used in the conversational speech only:

Вкусноти́ща!
[fkus-na-tée-sha]
Delicious!

Вкусня́тина!
[fkus-nyá-tee-na]
Delicious!

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Levels of delicious in Russian

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вку́сный [fkúsnyi] Adjective
tasty
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безвку́сный [beesfkúsnyî] Adjective
tasteless
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вкусня́тина [fkusnyáteena] Noun , feminine
it's delicious, yummy, tasty
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объеде́ние [abyeedyéneeye] Noun , neuter
delicious, out of this world
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па́льчики обли́жешь [pal'cheekee abléezhesh] Phrase
you'll love it!, it's delicious!
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за уша́ми треща́ть [za ushamee treeschát'] Phrase
used to desribe somebody eating greedily (lit. - to crack behind the ears)

Related examples

  • Ну как, вку́сно? - Объеде́ние!

    nu kak, fkúsna? abyeedyéneeye

    So how, is it good (tasty)? - Out of this world!

  • Пироги́ у вас - про́сто объеде́ние!

    peeragée u vas prósta abyeedyéneeye

    Your pies are delicious!

  • Кака́я вкусня́тина, про́сто па́льчики обли́жешь!

    kakáya vkusnyáteena, prósta pál'cheekee abléezhesh

    It's so yummy, just delicious!

  • Ну и вкусня́тина э́ти ва́ши пирожки́!

    nu ee fkusnyáteena étee váshee peerashkée

    They are so yummy, your patties!

  • Обе́д был таки́м вку́сным, что все попроси́ли доба́вки.

    abyét byl takéem fkúsnym, chto fsye papraséelee dabáfkee

    The lunch was so delicious that everyone asked for more.

  • Где́ вы покупа́ете тако́й вку́сный хлеб?

    gdye vy pakupáeetye takóî fkúsnyî hlyep

    Where do you buy such delicious bread?

  • Вку́сы у всех ра́зные.

    fkúsy u fsyeh ráznyye

    Everyone has different tastes.

  • Како́й вку́сный торт, вы его́ са́ми испекли́?

    kakói fkúsnyi tort, vy sámee eevó eespyeklée

    What a delicious cake, did you bake it yourself?

  • Моя́ ма́ма гото́вит са́мый вку́сный в ми́ре омле́т!

    mayá máma gatóveet sámyi fkúsnyi v méerye amlyét

    My mother makes the most delicious omelet in the world!

  • Моя́ ма́ма гото́вит так, что па́льчики обли́жешь!

    mayá máma gatóveet tak, chto pál'cheekee ableezhesh

    My mother cooks so good, you'll love it!

  • Де́ти уплета́ли блины́ так, что за уша́ми треща́ло.

    dyétee upleetálee bleený tak, chto za ushámee treeschála

    Children were eating blini greedily.

  • Смотри́ како́й голо́дный, уплета́ет так, что за уша́ми трещи́т.

    smatrée kakóî galódnyî, upleetáeet tak, chto za ushámee treeschéet

    Look how hungry he is, eating so greedily.

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