How to say 

"Tea" in Russian

Russian word of the day | Feb 22, 2021 (see all)
чай
[ chaî ]
Noun , masculine
tea
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Examples of "Tea" in Russian

  • Мо́жно мне ещё ча́ю?

    mózh-na mnye ye-schyó chá-yu

    Can I have some more tea?

  • Тебе́ како́й чай, зелёный и́ли чёрный?

    tee-byé ka-kóî chaî, zee-lyó-nyî ée-lee chyór-nyî

    What tea do you want, green or black?

Declension of the word чай

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Nom. чай чаи́
Genitive Gen. ча́я чаёв
Dative Dat. ча́ю чая́м
Accusative Acc. чай чаи́
Instrumental Inst. ча́ем чая́ми
Prepositional Prep. ча́е чая́х

Additional examples

  • Вода́ в самова́ре до́лгое вре́мя не остыва́ет, а чай зава́ривается значи́тельно лу́чше.

    va-dá v sa-ma-vá-rye dól-ga-ye vryé-mya nye as-ty-vá-eet, a chaî za-vá-ree-va-ee-tsa zna-chée-teel'-na lúch-she

    The water in the samovar does not cool down for a long time, and the tea is brewed much better.

  • Чай был горя́чим и сла́дким.

    chaî byl ga-ryá-cheem ee slát-keem

    Tea was hot and sweet.

  • Я возьму́ пиро́г с черни́кой и чёрный чай.

    ya vaz'-mú pee-rók s cheer-née-kaî ee chyór-nyî chaî

    I'll have blueberry pie and black tea.

  • Купи́ пря́ников к ча́ю, пожа́луйста.

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

    Buy pryaniks for the tea, please.

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