How to say 

"Truth" in Russian

Russian word of the day | Jan 02, 2019 (see all)
пра́вда
[ práv-da ]
Noun , feminine
truth
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Examples of "Truth" in Russian

  • Е́сли что́-то повторено́ ты́сячи раз, э́то не зна́чит, что э́то пра́вда.

    yés-lee chtó-ta paf-tó-ree-na tý-see-chee ras, é-ta nye zná-cheet, chto é-ta práv-da

    If something is repeated thousands of times, it does not mean that it is true.

  • Узна́ть, говори́т челове́к пра́вду и́ли врёт, мо́жно по движе́ниям его́ глаз.

    uz-nát', ga-va-réet chee-la-vyék práv-du ée-lee vryot, mózh-na pa dvee-zhé-nee-yam ye-vó glas

    You can find out whether a person is telling the truth or is lying by the movements of his eyes.

Declension of the word правда

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Nom. пра́вда пра́вды
Genitive Gen. пра́вды правд
Dative Dat. пра́вде пра́вдам
Accusative Acc. пра́вду пра́вды
Instrumental Inst. пра́вдой пра́вдами
Prepositional Prep. пра́вде пра́вдах

Additional examples

  • Лю́ди в Росси́и и пра́вда уме́ют весели́ться.

    lyú-dee v ras-sée-ee ee práv-da u-myé-yut vee-see-lée-tsa

    People in Russia really know how to have fun.

  • Здесь о́чень романти́чно, не пра́вда ли?

    sdyes' ó-cheen' ra-man-téech-na, nye práv-da lee

    It's very romantic here, isn't it?

  • Несомне́нно, в его́ слова́х есть до́ля пра́вды.

    nee-sam-nyén-na, v ye-vó sla-váh yest' dó-lya práv-dy

    Undoubtedly, there is some truth in his words.

  • Он нам запо́мнился как челове́к, не стесня́ющийся говори́ть пра́вду.

    on nam za-póm-neel-sya kak chee-la-vyék, nye stees-nyá-yu-schéeî-sya ga-va-réet' práv-du

    We remember him as a person who did not hesitate to speak the truth.

  • Переста́нь извора́чиваться и скажи́ пра́вду!

    pee-rees-tán' eez-va-rá-chee-va-tsa ee ska-zhée práv-du

    Stop dodging and tell the truth!

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2 thoughts on “Правда

  1. Luis Iglesias says:

    Very interesting the image selected to illustrate today’s daily word. The truth is not the result of two half-truth. Congratulations.

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