Russian word of the day: Зачем

Oct 05, 2020
[ za-chyém ]
Russian Pod 101


  • Заче́м тебе́ э́то?

    za-chyém tee-byé é-ta

    Why do you need this?

  • Ты мо́жешь мне объясни́ть, заче́м мы сюда́ пришли́?

    ty mó-zhesh' mnye ab-ees-néet', za-chyém my syu-dá preesh-lée

    Can you explain to me why we came here?

Additional examples

More Russian sentences with the words that contain "зачем".

  • Заче́м ты дра́знишь брата?

    za-chyém ty dráz-neesh' brá-ta

    Why are you mocking/teasing your brother?

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