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Russian Language and Culture

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This category includes questions and answers relating to Russian, the Slavic language of Russia, its people and their culture.
Answer Рождество - pronounced "Razhdyestvo".
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Who were the Russian capitalists? Before October Revolution in 1917 capitalists were rich people, businesmen, etc.
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I don't speak Russian = Я не говорю по-русски (Ya ne govoryú po-rússki). (read: Yah nee gah-vah-ruh pah roos-kee)
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Russian word for "love" (the noun) is любовь, pronounced liubof' (the f' is soft like you are going to say few) Russian for the verb "to love" is любить, pronounced liubeet' (the t' is soft as if you are going to say tea). And then there is a ton of grammatical forms (called conjugations…
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They are bears on unicycles drinking vodka, and can see with night vision
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Pecheniya [Pe-che-niya]
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Answer Dmitry Yakov. James is the anglicized name of Jacob, which is Yakov in Russian (hence the reign of James I was considered the Jacobean Era)
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"Privet" is the correct way to say "hi" in Russian. You may also say "zdrasvedte" which means hello.
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Love The word for love in Russian is: Любовь For those of you who don't read cyrillic, it is pronounced: Lyubof Don't neglect the soft sign.
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Answer BUD' ZDOROV! It means something like "Be happy!" or closer "Be healthy!" You can say it as a toast or instead of greeting or saying "Bye!" L'chaim (in Hebrew) literally means "to life." This is not correct. The Russian equivalent of L'chaim is На здоровье! - Na zdorovye! [na-zd…
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красивый; Krasivaya.
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Lyubov and Fyodor, Dostoevsky's second and third children, lived to be adults. His first child, Sofia, died after a few months. His fourth child, Aleksei, died of a fever precipitated by an epileptic attack after three years.
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To find answers to the following questions, visit http://www.soniamelnikova.com: What is a certified translator or interpreter? What is certified translation? What is the difference between translation and interpreting? What is a court interpreter? What is the difference between a registered an…
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There are at least 600,000 Muslims in The United States of America.
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Answer 'Hi' (informal greeting): "Привет!" (pree-VjET) 'Hello' (polite informal, singular form): "Здравствуй!" (ZDRAV-stvuy) 'Hello' (more polite or plural form): "Здравствуйте!" (ZDRAV-stvuy-tjeh) 'Good day': "Добрый день!" (DOB-ryy djenj) 'Good morning'…
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Спасибо - Spa-see-bah - thank you
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In Russian it would be: Vydohnutsya or Выдохнуться.
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It began because the Russians were already unsatisfied with the Czar. The losses in WWI only helped to put the revolution in motion.
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Answer Спасибо.
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Cosmonaut Gherman Titov was the 3rd person to go into space on August 6, 1961. Vostok 2 was the first day-long Soviet space flight. American Astronaut John Glenn was the third person and first American to go into space on February 20, 1961. He was beaten by Yuri Gagarin and Gherman Titov of the…
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до свидания (official version) or пока (with your friends)
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что-то That's how you say it Next time use Google Translate
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you can say eitherPakaor...dos- ve- dan- ya
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one culture.
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= Culture of Russia = Nowadays turning back one can say that Russian culture was not homogeneous in itself. Political, ideological and ethical bias of epochs, no doubt, had an influence on the history of our country. But nevertheless, among all those bias there existed some middle way - a powerf…
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russianAlthough Russian is the only federally official language of the Russian Federation, there are several other officially-recognized languages within Russia's various constituencies. This is a list of languages that are official only in certain parts of Russia (the language family in which the l…
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In Russian, no is written as нет. It is pronounced (more or less) net.
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A Russian is a person who comes from Russia.
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krasneh krasnii Красный
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Its actually easy...!!! Im russian but i was not born in russia. I know only some words. I don't know how to change keyboard letters but For example if you want to say, hi, say, Privet. If you want to say, i love you, say, Ya teba lublu. Its actually a beautiful language! Plus if you hear our russia…
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Belarus, a country located in Eastern Europe, is the home of the White Russians. The White movement was also an anti-Bolshevism movement in Russia.
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Bless you - Bud' Zdorov, pronunciation would be Buhd' ( d at the end is soft) Sdarov. Translation provided by a Russian-English-Translator.com Enjoy! будь(те) здоровь
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yesIt depends on your definition of "mail order bride." Can men literally buy Russian women for marriage? No. However, there are many international dating sites that feature Russian women who are open to dating, and possibly marrying, foreign men.
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German - gehen - trans - goRussian - пойти - trans - go
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The average life expectancy for Russian men is less than 59 years - 58 years and 11 months. The life expectancy for Russian women is 72 years.
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CZAR
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New Years pretty much takes place of American Christmas.
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Eegor, but the 'r' really needs to be rolled.
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Russian service (service a la russe) is a polite manner of the Russians in dining that list of courses has been serving sequentially. And it is contrast of the French service (service a la Francaise).
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Answer Russian.
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California State Driver Manual: http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/foreign_hdbk/dl600R.pdf?bcsi_scan_5B2C5A39CCB865A6=0&bcsi_scan_filename=dl600R.pdfI could not find a copy of Russian either at MVC location or online, so I came up with the following plan:1. Download a free trial version of Prompt transl…
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"Привет" (privet) - in the usual spoken communication, "с наилучшими пожеланиями" (s nailuchshimi pojelaniyami) - official written.
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BolshaviksThere were several revolutionary parties: the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party, which was split into Menshevik and Bolshevik sides. In addition there were the Social Revolutionaries. This was a large revolutionary party, which used terrorism and violence to achieve its aims.
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well they really didnt chose but most likely it will be in a kosher bakiere or a deli or make their own restraunt JEWS ROCK!! vc 15
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The answer is "Работа" an English transcription is "Rabota" you are welcome ^-^
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They eat alot of it too I saw it on American dad :) No but seriously some people say they don't but I think they do Alot alot alot alot alot alot alot alot nsftaLallallallalla holla at me @ #cheeseface  
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It means something like "go f* yourself" or literally: pasol - go, nachui- onto a p3nis. Also it's in Russian. ----- Correction: Acctualy, it is ONLY Russian expression - sounds as "pashol na xui" (пашол на хуй) [go on dick] - but used in all estern part of EU. Everybody knows what it me…
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Male friend - друг (drug, pronounced as droog) (more like "drook") Female friend - подруга (podruga, pronounced as pahdrooga) Plural friends is друзья (pronounced droo-ziya)
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the answer is "Тётя" an English transcription for it is "Tyotia" You are welcome ^-^
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Рождество - pronounced "Razhdyestvo".The stress is in the last "o": Razhdyestvó
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They Look like Heather Lovelace
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Malenkiy (Маленький) - masculine singular Malenkaya (Маленькая) - feminine singular Malenkoye (Маленькое) - neuter singularMalenkiye (Маленькие) - plural
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China, being the most dynamic country in the world, has great potential to be explored, so I think you'd better learn Chinese. RUSSIAN. Russia's bigger then China and with the right leaders, can be powerful very much like the U.S. Russia has some of the best universities in the world. Plus, Russian…
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Between 1900 and 1916, the average Russian was poor and oppressed. The monarchy was overtaxing the population and living in high luxury. This angered the Russian citizens.
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Сколко стоит? ("skolka stoyt")
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It depends: if she's younger than 5, you say /de'votsjka/. If she's older you say /'devoesjka/. Девочка and Девушка respectively.
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The Russian Five can refer to the five famous Russian composers of the 19th century, or the powerful all-Russian hockey line of the 1990s Detroit Red Wings.
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Эдуард [Eduard] is the Russian language equivalent of the name Edward.
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A portion of the beginning in The Hunt for Red October features Russian speech. Indiana Jones episode 4 also has a ton of Russian speech.
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To say the words much love in Russian one says mnogo lyubvi. To say these words in Italian one says tanto amore.
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The same thing as anyone else....Some traditional Russian foods are Borshch, pirozhki, ikra, blini, pelmeni, slivki, and morozhenoe
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друг, pronounced drug, or druuk.
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Russian people eat Kasha, meat, cold soup, Borsh and caviar.
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They speak Russian.
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tsar or czarLike "Kaiser" in German, the Russian "Tsar" or "Czar" is derived from CAESAR, meaning Emperor. After Octavian Caesar became Caesar Augustus, all the Roman Emperors were known as Caesar, and it became synonymous with Emperor. This I found, as well as the Russian word for King being "Korol…
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The most common Russian doll is the matryoshka (or matroshka, матрёшка). They are usually comprised of five to ten dolls decreasing in size placed one inside another. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matryoshka_doll
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Various Russians have greatly contributed to the world of music, sports, science and arts. Notable Russian scientists include Dmitri Mendeleev, Lev Landau, Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Alexander Lodygin, Pavel Yablochkov, Nikolai Yegorovich Zhukovsky, Ivan Kulibin, Vladimir Zworykin, Sergey Koroly…
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У меня герпес Hope this helps :D
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khorosh, khoroshaya, khoroshiy and khoroshoe
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Although the name Lara is popular in Russia it has Latin origin and has a few meanings. Its meaning is "protection". From "Lares", referring to the individual gods of Roman households, the protectors of home and fields. Also possibly (Latin) "cheerful, famous. It may also be traced to the Greek Lari…
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Zdravstuitye - Здравствуйте (the 'v' is silent here) is used in formal situations. Privyet - привет is for informal situations.
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Juan Cabrillo discovered an easier way to make it easy for the Russian traders.
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друг (droog) for a male friendподруга (po-drooga) for a female friend/girlfriend
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The Russian word "Prikol" in literal translation means to spike through. But in folks language it means "a joke" or "something funny".
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Russian for "Welcome!" is Добро пожаловать, pronounced Da-bro pa-ZHA-la-vat If you mean to say "you are welcome" and, like Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid, do not like to waste words ("- Thank you! - Welcome.") then the word you are looking for is пожалуйста, pronounced pazhalusta.…
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About 278 million total people speak Russian, 164 million of whom use it as their primary language.
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Saying "baseball" in Russian is basically saying it in Englsih: base-BOWL. (accent on capital letters) (with a Russian accent)Saying "baseball" in Russian is basically saying it in Englsih: base-BOWL. (accent on capital letters) (with a Russian accent)
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Besides Moscow and St. Petersburgh which stands out and are not considering by Russians as real Russia the cities forming "Golden Ring" are really worth to visit (Suzdal, Yaroslavl, Kostroma etc) and would give you a reale taste of Russia. Balkal lake and Kamchatka are wonderful because of its natur…
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Arabic; Jed Hebrew; Saba Aramaic (Syriac); Sawa Somali; Awoowe Tigrinya; Aebo Hago Maltese; Nannu Tamazight (Berber); Babahlu (standard), Dada (colloquial) Ancient Egyptian; It French/Walloon; Grand-père Spanish; Abuelo Catalan; Avi Portuguese/Galician; Avo Italian; Nonno Sardinian; No…
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In crossword puzzles, the word "dachas" is used.
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Since Russell originally is French for "Redhead" - рыжый - there is no equivalent in Russian or the other Slav languages, which have a very different tradition for personal names. Yet, it could be a surname, like Czech Červený, also common in Slovak - and from there in Hungarian: Cserveny. Uk…
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Russians speak Russian.
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Krasivaya, Krasivoye, Krasivyy, Krasivyye (Depending on Gender and Number) Syllables: Kra-si-va-ya, Kra-si-vo-e, Kra-si-vyy, Kra-si-vy-ye There's a rolling 'R' in 'Kra'. (Like in 'perro', with the Spanish rolling 'R's') If you can fake a Russian accent, then you can say it perfectly!
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Собака - Sobaka
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Horoshi Kofia. (hah ROH shee KOH fee yuh)
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The Russian word for 'are' is есть, pronounced yest. But if you said: " We are Russian people = МЫ ЕСТЬ РУССКИЕ" , it would be very funny, `cause it sounds like a phrase from lousy Holliwood movie ( = We EAT Russian people ). It sometimes better to use dash, or omit it. " We`ve go…
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Frog: Lagushka Frogs: Lagushki Big, ugly frog: Zhabba (with zh as in It's not delivery, it's DiJorno (The J)) Syllables: La-gu-shka The 'U' in 'Gu' has a long vowel sound. If you can say it with a Russian accent, then the translation would be perfect!
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The name of the alphabet that Russian uses is the Cyrillic Alphabet. It should be noted that many other languages also use the Cyrillic alphabet, including but not limited to: Ukrainian, Mongolian, and Serbian
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There are a few ways to say it:княгиня "knyaginya" княжна "knyazhna" принцесса "printzyessa"
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Completion of high school or university are important moments that mark the passage into adulthood. Entrance into military service was also revered in the same way. Weddings are usually followed by a trip in a special black limousine (marked with two large interlinked rings on the top) to pay respec…
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The Cyrillic alphabet is the alphabet that is used to write some Slavonic languages, such as Russian and Bulgarian.Alphabet1. Russian: А а Б б В в Г г Д д Е е Ё ё Ж ж З з И и Й й К к Л л М м Н н О о П п Р р С с Т т У у Ф ф Х х Ц ц Ч ч Ш ш Щ щ Ъ …
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dacha
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Спокойной ночи
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зима - Zeema. Like the girly-man beer (Zima)
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The name of the Russian alphabet is Cyrillic.The script used for writing the Russian alphabet is a form of Cyrillic script, also called azbuka; it's derived from Ancient Greek; currently contains 33 characters. Other terms you might be seeking, since you asked what name WAS used; Bulgarian alphabe…
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In Russia, thus the the people are called Russians.
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