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"Gingerbread" in Russian

Russian word of the day | May 31, 2019 (see all)
пря́ник
[ pryá-neek ]
Noun , masculine
pryanik, spice-cake made of sugar, honey and spices (Russian version of gingerbread)
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Examples of "Gingerbread" in Russian

  • Купи́ пря́ников к ча́ю, пожа́луйста.

    ku-pée pryá-nee-kaf k chá-yu, pa-zhá-lus-ta

    Buy pryaniks for the tea, please.

  • В старину́ пря́ники испо́льзовались та́кже и в ка́честве ёлочных игру́шек.

    f sta-ree-nú pryá-nee-kee ees-pól'-za-va-lees' ták-zhe ee f ká-cheest-vye yó-lach-nyh eeg-rú-shek

    In the old days, pryaniks were also used as Christmas tree decoration.

Declension of the word пряник

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Nom. пря́ник пря́ники
Genitive Gen. пря́ника пря́ников
Dative Dat. пря́нику пря́никам
Accusative Acc. пря́ник пря́ники
Instrumental Inst. пря́ником пря́никами
Prepositional Prep. пря́нике пря́никах

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пря́ный [pryá-nyî] Adjective
spicy, piquant; heady

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