Russian word of the day: Работяга

Aug 24, 2020
работя́га
[ ra-ba-tyá-ga ]
Noun , masculine or feminine
Plural - работя́ги
hard worker; plodder; blue-collar worker
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Examples

  • Он был сы́ном просто́го работя́ги и учи́тельницы.

    on byl sý-nam pras-tó-va ra-ba-tyá-gee ee u-chée-teel'-nee-tsy

    He was the son of a simple worker and teacher.

  • Оте́ц хоте́л, что́бы она́ вы́шла за́муж за кого́-нибу́дь богача́, а не работя́гу.

    a-tyéts ha-tyél, chtó-by a-ná výsh-la zámush za ka-kó-va nee-bút' ba-ga-chá, a nye ra-ba-tyá-gu

    Her father wanted her to marry someone rich, not a blue-collar worker.

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Declension of the word работяга

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Nom. работя́га работя́ги
Genitive Gen. работя́ги работя́г
Dative Dat. работя́ге работя́гам
Accusative Acc. работя́гу работя́г
Instrumental Inst. работя́гой работя́гами
Prepositional Prep. работя́ге работя́гах

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