Sputnik - Meaning in Russian

Jun 24, 2020
Sputnik

Sputnik means satellite in Russian.

In Russian (Cyrillic) alphabet it’s written спутник (спу́тник).

Sputnik was the name of the first Earth artificial satellite. That is why this word became so well known. You can learn more about it here.

Another meaning of the word sputnik in Russian is companion.

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Listen to "sputnik" in Russian

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спу́тник [spútneek] Noun , masculine
satellite, sputnik; companion

Examples of Sputnik in Russian

  • 4 октября́ - годовщи́на за́пуска пе́рвого иску́сственного спу́тника Земли́.

    cheetvyórtaye akteebryá gadafschéena zápuska pyérvava eeskústveennava spútneeka zeemlée

    October 4 is the anniversary of the launch of the first artificial Earth satellite.

  • Снегу́рочка - постоя́нная спу́тница Де́да Моро́за.

    snyegúrachka pastayánnaya spútneetsa dyéda maróza

    The Snow Maiden is the constant companion of Grandfather Frost.

  • В 2019-м году на околозе́мную орби́ту бы́ло запу́щено 574 спу́тника.

    v dvye týseechee deeveetnátsatam gadú na akalazyémnuyu arbéetu býla zapúscheena peet'sót syém'deesyat cheetýrye spútnéeka

    In 2019, 574 satellites were launched into low Earth orbit.

  • Луна́ - э́то есте́ственный спу́тник Земли́.

    luná éta yestyésveennyî spútneek zeemlée

    The moon is a natural satellite of the Earth.

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