How to say 

"Tips" in Russian

Russian word of the day | Jun 01, 2019
чаевы́е
[ cha-ee-vý-ye ]
Noun , plural
tips (in a restaurant, cafe, etc.), gratuity
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The word ЧАЕВЫЕ comes from the noun ЧАЙ (tea). There is also an expression ДАТЬ НА ЧАЙ which means "to give tips".

Examples of "Tips" in Russian

  • Ско́лько чаевы́х при́нято оставля́ть в Росси́и?

    skól'-ka cha-ee-výh prée-nee-ta as-tav-lyát' v ras-sée-ee

    How much (it is accustomed) to tip in Russia?

  • Е́сли вам понра́вилось обслу́живание, вы мо́жете оста́вить чаевы́е в разме́ре от 5-ти до 15-ти проце́нтов от су́ммы счёта.

    yés-lee vam pa-nrá-vee-las' abs-lú-zhee-va-nee-ye, by mó-zhee-tye as-tá-veet' cha-ee-vý-ye v raz-myé-rye at pya-tée da peet-ná-tsa-tee pra-tsén-taf at súm-my schyó-ta

    If you liked the service, you can leave a tip of 5 to 15% of the total bill.

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