When you are learning Russian or any other language, one of the things that separates you from beginner to intermediate and from intermediate to advanced is your vocabulary.
We dedicated Learn Russian Words to those who want to increase their Russian vocabulary and have more opportunities to practice.
Below, you can find the intermediate Russian vocabulary from our series Russian Word of the Day.
Every word comes with a picture (visible on desktop devices), two examples and an audio recorded by a native Russian speaker. Click on the word or a picture for more details.
to enjoy oneself, to amuse oneself, to have fun
wonderful, miraculous, lovely, beautiful, marvellous
attractive, alluring, inviting, fetching
to fall asleep
unreal, of fairy tale, magical; fabulous, fantastic, improbable
Э́то назначе́ние открыва́ло пе́ред ним ска́зочные возмо́жности, о кото́рых он ра́ньше не реша́лся и мечта́ть.
é-ta naz-na-chyé-nee-ye atk-ry-vá-la pyé-reed neem ská-zach-ny-ye vaz-mózh-nas-tee, a ka-tó-ryh on rán'-she nye ree-shál-sya ee meech-tát'
This appointment opened up fabulous possibilities for him which he had never dared to dream of before.
to look, to have a look
to repair, to refit, to renovate, to refurbish
to be glad / pleased / happy