And we’re back with Part 4 of the top Russian conversational phrases. You’ll hear them everywhere. In fact you’ll probably need to use some of them.
So sit back, print this paper out and review the Russian words, questions, and phrases you’ll need for daily conversation.
Tip: Memorize them and practice saying them quickly. Once they’re solidly stuck in your head, just blurt them out at the next opportune occasion without stopping to think.
Russian Conversational Phrases You Need To Know
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31) How To Say I Love You In Russian
For some reason, American men love Russian women. I don’t know why. Well, then again, American men love all sorts of women. Okay, okay, let’s stop judging love and lets get to the point.
- Я люблю тебя
- Ya lybulyu tebya.
- I love you.
32) I Love You Too in Russian
Well, you may as well reciprocate these feelings, eh? Tell them you love them back, kiss, have kids and move on already, jeez.
- Я тоже тебя люблю
- тоже – too/also
- Ya tozhe tebya lybublyu
- I also love you.
33) I Hate You in Russian
Russian women are feisty and moody. If there’s anyone they’ll tell you this, it’s them and then the tarelki (plates) and skovorodki (frying pans) will start flying at you. Well, while you’re dodging those deadly airborne kitchen utensils, you can say it back too.
- Я тебя ненавижу
- Ya tebya nenavizhu
- I hate you
34) Do you speak English? in Russian
Because sometimes, you just run out of Russian words to say. Let’s go back to speaking English…. its a lot nicer on the ear without all those consonants! Here’s how you ask:
- Вы говорите по-английски?
- Vi govorite po angliyski?
- Do you speak in English?
35) Asking “How Much is this?” in Russian
Be careful, they may inflate the price thinking that you’re a loaded American. Just in case you need to confirm the price, here’s how you ask:
- Сколько это стоит?
- Skol’ko eto stoyit?
- How much does this cost?
36) Getting to Know Russian Girls. “Can I Get To Know You?”
You’ve spotted one. She’s blonde, has some furry jacket on. Is possibly wearing pink or leopard spots, oh and boots, but you’re somehow enthralled anyway. Let’s get to know her!
- извините, можно с Вами познакомиться?
- izvinite, mozhno s vami poznakomitsya?
- Excuse me, can I get to know you?
Hands down, this is the best line you can use on a Russian girl. They’re ballsy and cold, so before you get to enter their warm…heart, you need permission!
37) Asking “Do You Have A Brother or Sister?” in Russian
Makes for some small talk. Care to ask about their family?
- Y тебя есть брат или сестра?
- U tebya yest’ brat ili sestra?
- Do you have a brother or a sister?
38) Answering the “Do You Have A Brother or Sister?” question.
May as well have an answer, eh? They’re curious about you and want to know more.
- Да, у меня есть сестра и брат.
- Da, u menya yest’ sestra i brat.
- Yes, I have a sister and a brother.
Or, you may not have any.
- Нет, у меня нет братьев или сестер.
- Net, u menya net brat’yev ili sester.
- No, I don’t have brothers or sisters.
39) Asking “Can You Take My Picture?” in Russian
You know, you could just take a selfie instead right? So much easier. Alright, alright, stop that random Russian guy and here’s what you say:
- Не могли бы Вы меня сфотографировать?
- Ne mogli bi vi menya s-fotografirovat’?
- Can you take a picture of me?
Or, if you’re with a group…
- Не могли бы Вы нас сфотографировать?
- Ne mogli bi vi vas s-fotografirovat’?
- Would you be able to take a picture of us?
40) How To Say “Sorry” or “Excuse Me” in Russian
Believe it or not, I just ran this phrase several times past you. Third time is a charm so don’t forget it because manners are important in Russia. Unless you’re dealing with an alcoholic, then I don’t know what to say to you.
- извините меня
- izvinite menya
- excuse me.
- простите меня
- prositite menya
- forgive me (this is a more stronger apology than the above)
And there you go. Thoughts? Questions? Leave a comment below please!
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