Interesting facts about Russian
We gathered some fun and surprising facts about this language to motivate you to start learning Russian
- 1. It is in the top most spoken languages in the world. Over 150 million people have it as their native language.
- 2. From the half of million Russian words, natives use only about 2000-2500 frequently.
- 3. In Russian, you can order the words in a sentence however you want. Nost of the times it doesn't change the meaning.
- 4. Some of the best masterpieces of literature were written in Russian: Anna Karenina and War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov and many more.
- 5. It is one of the 6 official languages of the United Nations.
is a great idea! Not only it will train your brain and memory, it will also broaden your social circle and bring many opportunities in your career and studies. You'll have the unique opportunity to discover the Russian culture
from within, to talk to the natives, to read a book in Russian in its original version. All you need to do is start learning Russian
Greetings in Russian
Just like in any other languages, learning Russian
should start with the basic Russian vocabulary
, in this case - the greetings in Russian
. Knowing how is hello in Russian
or hi in Russian
, or how to say goodbye in Russian
is very important. The greetings in Russian
will assure you speak politely. If you will know the greetings in Russian
, you will know how to start and end a conversation and will be able to talk to a Russian friend or just say hi in Russian
to any person. The greetings in Russian
are almost mot-à-mot as those in English. Still, some of the greetings in Russian
mean other things. For example, "до встречи" is literally translated as "'till the meeting", while "здравствуйте" comes from the word "здоровье" and is a wish of health. Some other greetings in Russian
that you will learn with this Russian lesson
are доброе утро, добрый вечер, добро пожаловать
and many more. All of these greetings in Russian
include the word "добро", which means "well, kind". People use these greetings in Russian
to wish the person well. This lesson of greetings in Russian
will teach you some extra phrases, for example how are you in Russian
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