In the section “Survival Russian” we gathered the basics of the Russian vocabulary for those who is just starting to learn Russian.
Survival Russian vocabulary will help you to remove the first bricks from your language barrier.
Here you can find most essential Russian words and phrases: how to say yes, no, hello, goodbye and thank you in Russian, and other.
If you already know all these basic Russian words, we recommend you to switch to the section Russian words for beginners.
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yes; sometimes used to amplify what was said (without "yes" meaning)
good afternoon, good day, hello
don't mention it, there is nothing to thank me for, no problem
bless you! (after somebody sneezes, lit. - be healthy!)
carefully, cautiously; with care!; be careful!; watch out!
Start learning Russian with this essential vocabulary that will help you to remove the first bricks from your language barrier.
Russian words for beginners
Essential Russian words and phrases for those who already started but still need to catch up a lot of vocabulary.
Russian words and expressions for those who already speak a little Russian and want to have smoother Russian conversations.
Russian words and phrases for those who already speak Russian good enough to want to sound like a native speaker.