How to say 

"Get married" in Russian

Russian word of the day | Oct 02, 2018
жени́ться
[ zhee-née-tsa ]
Verb , perfective
Imperfective - пожени́ться (see below)
to get married
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The imperfective aspect

Useful information

In Russian, "жениться" is used when talking about men or couples. When talking about women, you should use "выйти замуж".

"Жениться" is a perfective and imperfective verb at the same time. It's more often used as perfective. Example of this verb as imperfective:

- Они́ жени́лись под откры́тым не́бом.
- They were getting married under an open sky.

Examples of "Get married" in Russian

  • Ты когда́ успе́л жени́ться?

    ty kag-dá us-pyél zhee-née-tsa

    When did you have time to get married?

  • Он жени́лся год наза́д.

    on zhee-néel-sya got na-zát

    He got married a year ago.

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же́нщина [zhén-schee-na] Noun
woman
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жени́х [zhe-néeh] Noun
fiance, bridegroom, suiter, admirer
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пожени́ться [pa-zhee-née-tsa] Verb
to get married
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жена́ [zhee-ná] Noun
wife

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