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спу́тник [spút-neek] Noun, masculine

satellite, sputnik; companion

  • Луна́ - э́то есте́ственный спу́тник Земли́.

    lu-ná - é-ta yes-tyés-veen-nyî spút-neek zeem-lée

    The moon is a natural satellite of the Earth.

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

    v dvye tý-see-chee dee-veet-ná-tsa-tam ga-dú na a-ka-la-zyém-nu-yu ar-bée-tu bý-la za-pú-schee-na peet'-sót syém'-dee-syat chee-tý-rye spút-née-ka

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