How to say 

"Play" in Russian

Russian word of the day | Jan 23, 2018 (see all)
игра́ть
[ eeg-rát' ]
Verb , imperfective
Often used with the Accusative, Instumental cases
Perfective - поигра́ть, сыгра́ть
to play
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Examples of "Play" in Russian

  • Де́ти игра́ли в песо́чнице.

    dyé-tee eeg-rá-lee v pee-sóch-nee-tse

    Children were playing in the sandbox.

  • Она́ уме́ет игра́ть на четырёх музыка́льных инструме́нтах.

    a-ná u-myé-eet eeg-rát' na chee-ty-ryóh mu-zy-kál'-nyh eenst-ru-myén-tah

    She can play four musical instruments.

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