Russian Phrases in English

English-Russian-phrasebook

If you plan to go to Russia it will be useful to learn some phrases in Russian language. But first of all you should know some rules, which you can learn from here.

English

Russian

Pronouncing

General phrases

Hello!

Здра́вствуйте!

Zdrа́stvujtje!

Welcome!

Добрó пожа́ловать!

Dabró paʐа́lavatʲ!

Nice to meet you!

Прия́тно познакóмиться!

Prijа́tna paznakómitsa!

How do you do?

Как пожива́ете?

Kak poʐɨvа́jetje?

Fine, thanks.

Хорошó, спаси́бо.

Haraʂó, spasíba.

Say that again, please.

Повтори́те, пожа́луйста.

Paftaríte paʐа́lusta.

Did you have a good journey?

Как добрали́сь?

Kak dabralísʲ?

Have a good journey!

Счастли́вого пути́!

ɕɕislívava putí!

Have a good day!

Хорóшего дня!

Haróʂjeva dnja!

Thanks!

Спаси́бо!

Spasíba!

Good-buy!

До свида́ния!

Dasvidа́nija!

Excuse me, ...

Прости́те, …

Prastítje, …

I’m sorry.

Извини́те.

Izvinítje.

What time is it?

Скóлько сейча́с врéмя?

Skólʲka sjeɕíа́s vrjémja?

Where is the toilet?

Где туалéт?

Gde tualjét?

Yes

Да

Da

No

Нет

Net

Airport

I need to go to the airport.

Нам ну́жно в аэропóрт.

Nam núʐna v aerapórt.

Where can I see air timetables?

Где я могу́ посмотрéть расписа́ние полéтов?

Gdje ja magú pasmatrjétʲ raspisа́nije paljótaf?

Where can I get a plane ticket?

Где я могу́ купи́ть билéт на самолёт?

Gdje ja magú kupítʲ biljét na samaljót?

On what days and at what hours do planes leave for (Khabarovsk)?

По каки́м дня́м и в какóе врéмя отправля́ются самолёты в Хаба́ровск?

Pa kakím dnjа́m i f kakóje vrjémja atpravljа́jutsa samaljótɨ v Xabа́ravsk?

How much is the ticket?

Скóлько стóит билéт?

Skólʲka stóit biljét?

The plane is late.

Самолéт задéрживается.

Samaljót zadérʐivajetsa.

Transport

Where does this bus go?

Куда́ идёт э́тот автóбус?

Kudа́ idjót étot aftóbus?

Does this bus go to…?

Этот автóбус идёт до…?

étot aftóbus idjót do…?

How much does a ticket cost?

Скóлько стóит билéт?

Skólʲka stóit biljét?

How do I get to the center?

Как мне добра́ться до цéнтра?

Kak mnje dabrа́tsa do tséntra?

Please tell me where the bus stop (taxi rank) is?

Подскажи́те, пожа́луйста, где автóбусная останóвка (стоя́нка такси́)?

Patskaʐɨtje, paʐа́lusta, gdje aftóbusnaja astanóvka (stajа́nka taksí)?

Take me to this address.

Отвези́те меня́ по этому а́дресу.

Atvjezíte mjenjа́ po étamu а́drjesu.

Stop here, please.

Останови́те здéсь, пожа́луйста.

Astanavítje zdjésʲ, paʐа́lusta.

How can I get to the nearest underground (bus) station?

Где ближа́йшая ста́нция метрó (автóбусная останóвка)?

Gde bliʐа́iʂaya stа́ntsija mjetró (aftóbusnaja astanóvka)?

Can you tell me where the nearest food store (cinema, museum, theatre, chemistry, hospital, hotel) is?

Подскажи́те где нахóдится ближа́йший продуктóвый магази́н (кинотеа́тр, музéй, теа́тр, аптéка, больни́ца, отéль)?

Patskazhɨte gdje naxóditsa bliʐа́jʂij praduktóvɨj magazín (kinatjeа́tr, muzéj, tjeа́tr, aptjéka, balʲnítsa, atélʲ)

I need to go to the railway station.

Мне ну́жно на вокза́л.

Mnje núʐno na vakzа́l.

Please tell me where are we now.

Скажи́те, где мы сейча́с нахóдимся.

Skaʐɨtje gdje mɨ sjejɕíа́s naxódimsja.

Hotel

Have you any accommodation?

У вас есть свобóдный нóмер?

U vas jestʲ svabódnɨj nómjer?

I need a single (double) room.

Мне ну́жен одномéстный (двухмéстный) нóмер.

Mnje núʐjen adnamjésnɨj (dvuxmjésnɨj) nómjer.

How much does this room cost per day?

Скóлько стóит нóмер в су́тки?

Skólʲka stóit nómjer v sútki?

I’ll stay for one week (two, three weeks).

Я оста́нусь на одну́ недéлю (две, три недéли).

Ja astа́nusʲ na adnú njedjélju (dvje njedjéli).

Give me the key of my room, please.

Да́йте мне, пожа́луйста, ключи́ от моегó нóмера.

Dа́jtje mnje, paʐа́lusta, klutɕí at majevó nómjera.

I want to change my room.

Я хочу́ поменя́ть нóмер.

Ja xatɕú pamjenjа́tʲ nómjer.

Please give me a towel.

Да́йте мне, пожа́луйста, полотéнце.

Dа́jtje mnje, paʐа́lusta, palaténtse.

We leave tomorrow.

Мы выезжа́ем за́втра.

Mɨ vɨjeʐа́jem zа́vtra.

Notice, signs

Bus stop

Автóбусная останóвка

Aftóbusnaja astanófka

Taxi rank

Стоя́нка такси́

Stajа́nka taksí

Entrance

Вхóд

Vxód

Exit

Вы́ход

Vɨxod

Inquiry office

Спра́вочная

Sprа́vatɕnaja

Toilet (Gentlemen) (Ladies)

Туалéт (М) (Ж)

Tualjét (em) (ʐo)

No smoking!

Не кури́ть!

Nje kurítʲ

Underground

Метрó

Mjetró

Sightseeing

I’d like to go sightseeing.

Я хочу́ осмотрéть достопримеча́тельности.

Ja xatɕú asmatrjétʲ dastaprimjetɕа́tjelʲnasti.

What sights should we definitely see?

Что нам стóит посмотрéть в пéрвую óчередь?

ʂto nam stóit pasmatrjétʲ v pjérvuju ótɕjerjedʲ?

Is there an admission charge?

Вхóд пла́тный?

Vxód plа́tnɨj?

What are the hours?

В каки́е часы́ рабóтает?

V kakíje tɕasɨ rabótajet?

Restaurant

I want something to eat (drink).

Я хочу́ чтó-нибудь поéсть (вы́пить).

Ja xotɕú ʂtónibutʲ pajéstʲ (vɨpitʲ).

Please tell me the way to the nearest restaurant (cafe).

Подскажи́те, как пройти́ до ближа́йшего рестора́на?

Patskaʐɨtje kak prajtí da bliʐа́jʂjeva rjestarа́na?

Give me the menu please.

Да́йте мне меню́, пожа́луйста.

Dа́jtje mnje mjenjú paʐа́lusta.

Please bring me this… this … and this one.

Пожа́луйста принеси́те мне э́то… э́то … и э́то.

Paʐа́lusta prinjesitje mnje éto… éto… i éto.

Bring me the bill, please.

Принеси́те счёт, пожа́луйста.

Prinjesítje sɕɕjot, paʐа́lusta.

Food store

I want to buy…

Я хочу́ купи́ть…

Ja xatɕú kupítʲ…

… a bottle of vodka.

… буты́лку вóдки.

… butɨlku vódki.

… two bottles of beer.

… две буты́лки пи́ва.

… dvje butɨlki píva.

… a litter of juice.

… ли́тр сóка.

… lítr sóka.

… a loaf of bread.

… бу́лку хлéба.

… búlku xljéba.

Have you any…

У вас есть…

U vas jestʲ …

… chees.

… сы́р.

… sɨr.

… eggs.

… я́йца.

… jа́jtsa.

… milk.

… молокó.

… malakó.

… tinned meat.

… тушéнка.

… tuʂónka.

… smoked salmon.

… копчёный лосóсь.

… kaptɕjónɨj lasósʲ.

… caviar.

… икра́.

… ikrа́.

Please give me a kilogram of…

Пожа́луйста, да́йте мне килогра́мм…

Paʐа́lusta, dа́jtje mnje kilagrа́m …

… apples.

… я́блок.

… jа́blak.

… grapes.

… виногра́да.

… vinagrа́da.

… cherries.

… ви́шни.

… víʂni.

… strawberries.

… клубни́ки.

… klubníki.

… potatoes.

… картóфеля.

… kartófjeljа́.

… tomatoes.

… помидóр.

… pamidór.

… cucumbers.

… огурцóв.

… agurtsóf.

How much does it cost?

Скóлько это стóит?

Skólʲka eto stóit?

Department store

What floor is shoos on?

На какóм этажé óбувь?

Na kakóm etaʐé óbuvʲ?

I’m looking for a…

Я ищу́…

Ja iɕɕú…

… hat.

… шля́пу.

… ʂljа́pu.

… dress.

… пла́тье.

… plа́tʲje.

… slippers.

… та́почки.

… tа́patɕki.

… socks.

… носки́.

… naskí.

Can I try them on?

Могу́ я это примéрить?

Magú ja éto primjéritʲ?

Please give me a size larger (smaller).

Да́йте на размéр бóльше (мéньше).

Dа́jtje na razmér bólʲʂe (mjénʲʂe).

Where are sporting goods?

Где нахóдятся спóрт-това́ры?

Gdje naxódjatsa spórt-tavа́rɨ?

Where is the exit?

Где вы́ход?

Gdje vɨxod?

Drag store

I’m not well.

Мне нехорошó.

Mnje nexaraʂó.

I have a cold.

Я просты́л (male)/ просты́ла (femail).

Ja prastɨl/prastɨla.

I have a headache.

У меня́ боли́т голова́.

U mjenjа́ balít galavа́.

Where the nearest chemistry is?

Где нахóдится ближа́йшая аптéка?

Gdje naxóditsa bliʐа́jʂaja aptjéka?

Please give something of…

Да́йте мне чтó-нибудь от…

Dа́jtje mnje ʂtó-nibutʲ ot…

… cold.

… просту́ды.

… prastúdɨ.

… headache.

… головнóй бóли.

… galavnój bóli.

… stomach ache.

… бóли в животé.

… bóli v ʐivatjé.

… constipation.

… запóра.

… zapóra.

… diarrhea.

… понóса.

… panósa.

Please give me …

Пожа́луйста, да́йте мнé …

Paʐа́lusta, dа́jtje mnjé…

… tincture of iodine.

… йод.

… jod.

… plaster.

… пла́стырь.

... plа́stɨrʲ.

… cotton wool.

… ва́ту.

… vа́tu.

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