How to say 

"To rejoice" in Russian

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[ ab-rá-da-va-tsa ]
Verb , perfective
Often used with the Instumental
Imperfective - ра́доваться (see below)
to be happy, to rejoice

The imperfective aspect

to be happy, to rejoice
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Examples of "To rejoice" in Russian

  • Он о́чень обра́довался предоста́вившейся возмо́жности.

    on ó-cheen' ab-rá-da-val-sya pree-das-tá-veev-sheeî-sya vaz-mózh-nas-tee

    He was very happy about the new opportunity.

  • Большинство́ люде́й обра́довалось бы тако́му пода́рку.

    bal'- sheenst-vó lyu-dyéî ab-rá-da-va-las' be ta-kó-mu pa-dár-ku

    Most people would be happy with such a gift.

Same stem words

жизнера́достный [zheez-nee-rá-das-nyî] Adjective
cheerful, merry, joyous, full of life
to be glad / pleased / happy

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