Russian word of the day: Корточки

Jun 10, 2019
[ kór-tach-kee ]
Noun , plural, used only in combinations
position of squatting/crouching


  • Она́ опусти́лась на ко́рточки, что́бы подня́ть упа́вшие докуме́нты.

    a-ná a-pus-tée-las' na kór-tach-kee, chtó-by pad-nyát' u-páf-shee-ye da-ku-myén-ty

    She squatted down to pick up the fallen documents.

  • Де́ти сиде́ли кру́гом на ко́рточках и что́-то увлечённо рассма́тривали.

    dyé-tee see-dyé-lee krú-gam na kór-tach-kah ee chtó-ta uv-lee-chón-na ras-smát-ree-va-lee

    The children were squatting in a circle and examining something with enthusiasm.

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