Category Archives: Language

Have a Good Day in Russian

“Have a good day!” is “Хорошего дня!” (“Harosheva dnya!”). You can wish somebody to have a good day in the morning or in the afternoon. You should use this phrase at the end of a conversation. If the situation is official, you can add “Вам” (“Vam”) and say, “Хорошего Вам дня!” (“Harosheva Vam dnya!”). It… Read More »

Russian Language Word for Happy Birthday, Wishes. How to Write/Say Happy Birthday

Birthday is favorite holiday for the most people. The whole year we are waiting for it with impatience, we count the days before it occurs. There are many ways to say Happy Birthday in Russian! Most common phrase is “С днем рождения!”, what literally means “With the birthday, to you”. [S dnyem roshdeniya] Happy birthday… Read More »

10 of the Hardest Russian Words to Translate

Sometimes it can feel like translating between two languages is particularly difficult. Between keeping cultural references in context, making sure the feel of the translation remains the same as the original and finding just the right diction in the new tongue, it can be something of a juggling act. Then, certain languages throw a monkey… Read More »

How Are You in Russian Formal Phrases

“How are you?” is “Как дела?” (“Kak dela?”) in Russian. You can emphasize “Как дела на работе?”. It means “How is work going?”. This question can be used with friends and acquaintances. If you are addressing a person in a formal situation, it would be better to say, “Как у Вас дела?” (“Kak u Vas… Read More »

Hi, My Name Is In Russian. Formal and Informal phrases

If you want to greet somebody and introduce yourself, you can say “Привет! Меня зовут …” (“Privet! Menya zovut …”) and say your name. But it’s appropriate if it’s an informal acquaintance. If it’s an official meeting, you can say “Здравствуйте! Меня зовут …” (“Zdravstvyite! Menya zovut …”)

How are you? I Am Fine In Russian

“How are you?” means “Как дела?” (“Kak dela?”). If you ask your friend, you can say “Как ты?” (“Kak ty?”) or “Как все складывается?” (“Kak vsyo skladyvaetsya?”). “I’m fine.” means “Я в порядке.” (“Ya v poryadke.”) in Russian. Or you can say “Все хорошо.” (“Vsyo khorosho.”) or just “Хорошо.” (“Khorosho.”), or “Замечательно!” (“Zamechatel’no!”) instead of… Read More »

How to Write in Russian Cursive. Russian Cursive Alphabet

The type of letters is significantly different from typographical font. Russian printed italic font developed under the handwriting. The letter is carried out with a slope slants of the letters, while the letters in the words are interconnected. The style of uppercase and lowercase letters is different. There are no capital letters for the letters… Read More »

Russian Word For Hello. Hello in Russian Formal

If you want to greet somebody in Russian in a formal way, you can say “Здравствуйте!” (“Zdravstvyite!”) to a sir or a madam. “Здравствуйте!” means “Hello!”. But “Hello!” also means “Привет!” “Privet!” which you can you use to begin a conversation or just to greet your friend or acquaintance. You literally wish a person health… Read More »

Nice to Meet You in Russian. Acquaintance

“Nice to meet you!” means “Рад(а) познакомиться!” (“Rad(a) poznakomitsa!”) or “Приятно познакомиться!” (“Priyatno poznakomitsa!”) in Russian. You can also say “Рад(а) встрече!” (“Rad(a) vstreche!”). If you want to be especially poilte, you can use these phrases – “Ochen rad(a!)” or “Ochen priyatno!”. But before that you can tell a person your name.

Russian for Thank You. Thanks a Lot, Thank You Very Much in Russian Language

When Russians thank somebody, they say “Спасибо!” (“Spasibo!”) which means “Thank you!”. You can also thank somebody by saying “Благодарю!”(“Blagodaryu!”) which also means “Thank you!”. “Thanks a lot!” or “Thank you very much!” means “Большое спасибо!” (“Bolshoye spasibo!”). Or you can change the order of these words and say “Спасибо большое!” (“Spasibo bolshoye!”) or “Огромное… Read More »