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.
If you already know all these basic Russian words, we recommend you to switch to the section Russian words for beginners.
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.
(one) must, (one) need, it is necessary
of course, sure
enjoy your meal, bon appetit
to pardon, to excuse
normally, properly; it's ok, normal
hello (formal); good morning / afternoon / evening
good night! (lit. - quiet night!, said before going to bed)