Basic Rules of Russian Pronunciation

Knowing the Russian alphabet is not enough yet to read Russian words and texts. First you have to learn some rules of pronunciation. Our narrated video lessons will help you learn them quickly and easily. Each rule is presented in detail and provided with examples, transcriptions and narrations by a native speaker.

Ordinary Life in Russia

Random Russian Idiom

МАВР СДЕЛАЛ СВОE ДЕЛО, МАВР МОЖЕТ УХОДИТЬ

  • this phrase describes the cynical attitude to the person which services do not require any more: Moor has done his duty, let him go. < From the tragedy Fiesco, or a Genoese Conspiracy («Заговор Фиеско в Генуе») (1783) by great German poet, philosopher, historian, and dramatist Friedrich Schiller (1759 –1805). Act III, scene 4.
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Random Russian Word

ЖЕНА

[zhyna]

feminine, plural - жёны

wife

Кл pronunciation
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Russian Piece of Music

ВИА Гра - “Пошёл вон”
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Random Russian Joke

Приходит пьяный муж домой. Жена:
- Пил?
Муж:
- Нет!
Жена:
- Пил
Муж:
- Нет!
Жена:
- Тогда скажи слово “Гибралтар”.
Муж:
- Ну пил!

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