How to say 

"Friendship" in Russian

Russian word of the day | Feb 12, 2017 (see all)
дру́жба
[ drúzhba ]
Noun , feminine
friendship

Morphemic analysis

дружба
root: друж
suffix: б
ending: а

Etymology

друг - friend

Examples of "Friendship" in Russian

  • На́ша дру́жба начала́сь два го́да наза́д.

    ná-sha drúzh-ba na-cha-lás' dva gó-da na-zát

    Our friendship started 2 years ago.

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  • Их свя́зывала кре́пкая дру́жба.

    eeh svyá-zy-va-la kryép-ka-ya drúzh-ba

    They were connected by a strong friendship.

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Declension of the word дружба

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Nom. дру́жба дру́жбы
Genitive Gen. дру́жбы дружб
Dative Dat. дру́жбе дру́жбам
Accusative Acc. дру́жбу дру́жбы
Instrumental Inst. дру́жбой дру́жбами
Prepositional Prep. дру́жбе дру́жбах

Same stem words

дру́жный [drúzh-nyî] Adjective
friendly, amicable; harmonious, concurrent, unanimous
подру́га [pa-drú-ga] Noun , feminine
(girl / female) friend
to be friends
friend

Additional examples

  • В хорово́де всегда́ проявля́ется чу́вство едине́ния и дру́жбы.

    f ha-ra-vó-dye fseeg-dá pra-eev-lyá-ee-tsa chúst-va ye-dee-nyé-nee-ya ee drúzh-by

    In khorovod, there is always a sense of unity and friendship.

  • Та случа́йная встре́ча положи́ла нача́ло на́шей многоле́тней дру́жбы.

    ta slu-cháî-na-ya fst-ryé-cha pa-la-zhée-la na-chá-la ná-sheî mna-ga-lyét-nyeî drúzh-by

    That accidental meeting marked the beginning of our long friendship.

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