Learning Russian: Some useful phrases
If you've just moved to Moscow, here are some phrases to help you get by in those first few days in Moscow.
It is good to know some words and phrases before arriving in Russia. Here are some helpful words and phrases for you to learn:
Hello! – Zdrastvuitje!
Hi! – Privet!
Goodbye! – Da svidanya!
Bye – Paka
Yes – Da
No – Net
I don’t undertand – Ya ne panimayu
Thank you – Spasiba
Good morning – Dobroye utra
Good afternoon – Dobryi dien
Good evening – Dobryi vecher
My name is – Minya zavut
Excuse me – Izvinite
More useful Russian for beginners can be found at Jungle Book.
- A good website for transliteration and writing in Russian if you don’t own a Cyrillic keyboard.
- An online dictionary for Russian learners.
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