Arts and crafts Russian vocabulary

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рукоде́лие [ru-ka-dyé-lee-ye] Noun, neuter

handicraft, needlework, fancy-work

  • Для мно́гих пожилы́х люде́й рукоде́лие – э́то люби́мое и поле́зное заня́тие.

    dlya mnó-geeh pa-zhee-lýh lyu-dyéî, ru-ka-dyé-lee-ye - é-ta lyu-bée-ma-ye ee pa-lyéz-na-ya za-nyá-tee-ye

    For many older people, needlework is a favorite and useful activity.

  • Моя́ сестра́ преподаёт рукоде́лие в шко́ле.

    ma-yá seest-rá pree-pa-da-yót ru-ka-dyé-lee-ye f shkó-lye

    My sister teaches needlework at school.

шить [sheet'] Verb, imperfective. Perfective - сшить

to sew

  • Она́ научи́лась шить ещё в шко́ле.

    a-ná na-u-chée-las' sheet'ye-schyó f shkó-lye

    She learned to sew at school.

  • Они́ шьют пла́тья и костю́мы на зака́з.

    a-née shyut plát'-ya ee kas-tyú-my na za-kás

    They sew dresses and suits to order.

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вяза́ть [vee-zát'] Verb, imperfective. Perfective - связа́ть

to knit, to crochet

  • Она́ вя́жет крючко́м и спи́цами.

    a-ná vyá-zhet kryuch-kóm ee spée-tsa-mee

    She crochets and knits.

  • Мно́гие ба́бушки вяза́ли носки́ и ва́режки, а моя́ ба́бушка вяза́ла игру́шки.

    mnó-gee-ye bá-bush-kee vee-zá-lee nas-kée ee vá-reesh-kee, a ma-yá bá-bush-ka vee-zá-la eeg-rúsh-kee

    Many grandmothers knitted socks and mittens, and my grandmother knitted toys.