Sputnik - Meaning in Russian

Jun 24, 2020

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.


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.


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