How to say 

"Small" in Russian

Russian word of the day | Jul 20, 2018
ма́ленький
[ má-leen'-keeî ]
little, small
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Examples of "Small" in Russian

  • У неё тро́е дете́й, са́мому ма́ленькому 4 го́да.

    u nee-yó tró-ye dee-tyéî, sá-ma-mu má-leen'-ka-mu chee-tý-rye gó-da

    She has three children, the youngest is 4 years old.

  • Назва́ния языко́в в ру́сском пи́шутся с ма́ленькой бу́квы.

    naz-vá-nee-ya ya-zy-kóf v rús-kam pée-shu-tsa s má-leen'-kaî búk-vy

    The names of the languages in Russian are written with lowercase.

Additional examples

More Russian sentences with the words that contain "маленьк".

  • А ты, ма́ленькая я́беда, всё ма́ме рассказа́ла!

    a ty, má-leen'-ka-ya yá-bee-da, fsyo má-mye ras-ka-zá-la

    And you, little snitch, told mom everything!

  • Он хоть и ма́ленький, но тако́й обжо́ра!

    on hot' ee má-lyen'-keei, no ta-kói ab-zhó-ra

    He is small, but such a glutton!

  • По э́тим у́зким у́лочкам не прое́дет да́же ма́ленькая маши́на.

    pa é-teem ús-keem ú-lach-kam nye pra-yé-deet dá-zhe má-leen'-ka-ya ma-shée-na

    Even a small car will not pass through these narrow streets.

  • Наблюда́ть за неуклю́жими движе́ниями ма́ленькой па́нды бы́ло чрезвыча́йно заба́вно.

    nab-lyu-dát' za nee-uk-lyú-zhee-mee dvee-zhé-nee-ya-mee má-leen'-kaî pán-dy bý-la chreez-vy-cháî-na za-báv-na

    Watching the baby panda's clumsy movements was extremely fun.

  • Пей ма́ленькими глотка́ми.

    pyeî má-leen'-kee-me glat-ká-mee

    Drink in small sips.

  • Кварти́ра начина́лась с ма́ленькой, но ую́тной прихо́жей.

    kvar-tée-ra na-chee-ná-las' s má-leen'-kaî, no u-yút-naî pree-hó-zheî

    The apartment began with a small but cozy hallway.

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