How to say 

"Leap year" in Russian

Russian phrase of the day | Apr 15, 2018
високо́сный год
[ vee-sa-kós-nyî got ]
leap year

Examples

  • 2016-й год был високо́сным.

    dvye tý-sya-chee sheest-na-tsa-tyî got byl vee-sa-kós-nym

    The year 2016 was a leap year.

  • 29-е февраля́ быва́ет то́лько в високо́сном году.

    dvá-tsat' dee-vyá-ta-ye fyev-ra-lyá by-vá-eet tól'-ka v vee-sa-kós-nam ga-dú

    February 29th happens only in a leap year.

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