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Russian word of the day: Квас

Oct 17, 2017 (see all)
квас
[ kvas ]
Noun , masculine
kvass, traditional Russian soft drink made of bread
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Examples

  • Как я скуча́ю по настоя́щему ква́су!

    kak ya sku-chá-yu pa nas-ta-yá-schee-mu kvá-su

    How I miss real kvass!

  • В жару́ настоя́щий квас прекра́сно утоля́ет жа́жду, избавля́ет от уста́лости и бы́стро восстана́вливает си́лы.

    v zha-rú nas-ta-yá-scheeî kvas preek-rás-na u-ta-lyá-eet zházh-du, eez-bav-lyá-eet at us-tá-las-tee ee býst-ra vas-sta-náv-lee-va-eet sée-ly

    When it's hot, the real kvass perfectly quenches thirst, relieves fatigue and quickly restores strength.

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Declension of the word квас

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Nom. квас квасы́
Genitive Gen. ква́са квасо́в
Dative Dat. ква́су кваса́м
Accusative Acc. квас квасы́
Instrumental Inst. ква́сом кваса́ми
Prepositional Prep. ква́се кваса́х

Additional examples

  • Пригото́вить окро́шку мо́жно на ква́се, кефи́ре и́ли воде́.

    pree-ga-tó-veet' ak-rósh-ku mózh-na a kvá-sye, kee-fée-rye ée-lee va-dyé

    You can cook okroshka on kvass, kefir or water.

  • По возвраще́нии домо́й их ждал роско́шный у́жин с дома́шним ква́сом.

    pa vaz-vra-schyé-nee-ee da-móî eeh zhdal ras-kósh-nyî ú-zheen s da-másh-neem kvá-sam

    Upon returning home, a sumptuous dinner with homemade kvass awaited them.

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