Basic Rules of Russian Pronunciation

Rule #8

Ordinary Life in Russia

Random Russian Idiom

ЛАРЧИК ПРОСТО ОТКРЫВАЛСЯ

(sentence, pasr or present)

  • some seemingly difficult problem turned out to have a simple solution, some seemingly inexplicable phenomenon turned out to have a simple explanation etc.: the solution (the explanation, the answer) was quite simple (after all)
  • it was easy (wasn’t hard) to figure out
  • the reason was (all) too obvious < From Ivan Krylov’s fable “A little box” («Ларчик»), 1808
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КРЕЩЕНИЕ

[krish'enije]

neuter

Epiphany (celebrated on January 19th)

Russian consonant rules
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Russian Piece of Music

Mussorgsky - Boris Godunov - “Crowning scene”
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Random Russian Joke

Вовочка подглядывает за родителями в замочную скважину и думает:
“Да, и эти люди запрещают мне ковырять в носу.”

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