Russian word of the day: Полдник

Feb 24, 2020 (see all)
[ póld-neek ]
Noun , masculine
afternoon snack
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  • По́лдник - э́то лёгкий приём пи́щи ме́жду обе́дом и у́жином.

    póld-neek - é-ta lyóh-keeî pree-yóm pée-schee myézh-du a-byé-dam ee ú-zhee-nam

    Poldnik is a small meal between lunch and dinner.

  • Ви́тя заигра́лся с друзья́ми на у́лице и оста́лся без по́лдника.

    vée-tya za-ee-grál-sya s druz'-yámee na ú-lee-tse ee as-tál-sya byes póld-nee-ka

    Vitya played with friends on the street for too long and was left without a poldnik.

Declension of the word полдник

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Nom. по́лдник по́лдники
Genitive Gen. по́лдника по́лдников
Dative Dat. по́лднику по́лдникам
Accusative Acc. по́лдник по́лдники
Instrumental Inst. по́лдником по́лдниками
Prepositional Prep. по́лднике по́лдниках

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по́лдничать [póld-nee-chat'] Verb
to have an afternoon snack (poldnik)

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