"пюре"

Translation:mashed potatoes

November 4, 2015

251 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/reidpierre

Does pyure mean mashed potatoes only, and not any other kind of purée?

November 4, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sleepy_Cat_

It means any kind of purée, but it's usually specified what kind of purée it is. If it is simply "пюре", most probably it's about mashed potatoes

November 4, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HATAllluK

Мы, всё-таки, чаще называем его картофельным пюре, а не просто пюре

January 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/an_alias

I think my favorite part about this comment is that, because it was entirely in Russian, I ran it through a translator to make sure I wasn't missing something or screwing something up when I read it and got:

We still often call it mashed potatoes, not just mashed potatoes

I don't know what else I expected, now that I think about it.

January 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sonia671786

Prosto means "just" I believe in this case. So, we often....., not just mashed/puree.

May 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HATAllluK

Hi) I'll try to explain what I meant

Actually, we call it "картофельное пюре" more often than just "пюре"

May 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AyonKhan1

kartoffelnoe puree?

May 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexander_2983

Пюре - употребляется практически всегда. "Картофельное пюре" - что то я такого в разговорах и не припомню...

January 23, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/an_alias

I can't reply to your post below but... перво-наперво (--direct Yandex copy)

Your English was fine and perfectly understandable. You're bolder than I am, I'm too scared to attempt much posting in Russian yet...

Thank you for making things more clear.

Пюре может означать много вещи. Но если вы просто говоришь пюре, вы означает картофельное пюре. Или бы вы точнее о что в нем.

You thought your English was bad? I'm sure that above bit that took me way too long to figure out - and is still wrong on about 6 levels in Russian - is painful for you to read. If you can even understand it. I'm certain your English is better than my Russian.

Don't ever apologize for not being a perfect speaker of a second or third or fourth language on a language learning website.

Edit: Oh also feel free to correct my awful Russian.

February 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexander_2983

Hi, "an_alias"!

Рекомендую, вместе с Дуалинго, слушать Pimsleur Russian for English Speakers. Очень сильно поможет.

I'm recommend, along with Duolingo, listen Pimsleur Russian for English Speakers. Very much help.

Вы писали: "Edit: Oh also feel free to correct my awful Russian."/. Хорошо.

You are wrote: "Edit: Oh also feel free to correct my awful Russian." OK!

Ваш текст/ Your are text: "Пюре может означать много вещи. Но если вы просто говоришь пюре, вы означает картофельное пюре. Или бы вы точнее о что в нем."

Исправление/ To correct: "Пюре может означать многие (разные) вещи. Но если Вы просто говорите пюре, Вы думаете/подразумеваете (you think/imply) картофельное пюре."

К сожалению, я не понял смысл: " Или бы вы точнее о что в нем". Рекомендую Вам дублировать ответ на английском...

Unfortunately, I don't understand the meaning of "Или бы вы точнее о что в нем". I recommend for you to duplicate the answer in English ...

Примечание/Note:

  1. В текстах "Вы" мы пишем с большой буквы (вежливое обращение на русском языке).1. We write the texts of "you" with a capital letter (polite treatment in Russian).

  2. Есть словарь http://gramota.ru/, на русском. Словарь объясняет значение русских слов и правильность написания. Вы легко можете через переводчик перевести толкование слова. 2. There vocabulary in Russian http://gramota.ru/. The dictionary explains the meaning of Russian words and the spelling. You can easily through an interpreter translate the meaning of the word.

Good luck in learning Russian (correcting my English especially desirable)... and I'm sorry for my bad English...

February 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/msgur

Никогда вообще не употребляю слово "пюре" применительно к толчёной картошке) Пюре в основном фруктовое, например, яблочное пюре

March 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Larisa_L

In the town where I am from we called it толчёнка, but when I moved to Russia no one understood me. Food words are very regional, same with clothing, moving from USA to UK just made it so clear to me.

November 29, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/an_alias

> "Картофельное пюре" - что то я такого в разговорах и не припомню...

Do you mean that "Картофельное пюре" is a slang term you use for not remembering what you said? Or do you mean you will use it instead of пюре in conversations sometimes without being aware of it?

January 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexander_2983

Пюре может быть картофельным, томатным, яблочным и т.д. Но в обиходе говорю "пюре", подразумеваю (в основном) "картофельное пюре". Как-то так...

"Puree" may be mashed potatoes, tomato, apple, etc. But everyday life I say "puree" imply (mainly) "mashed potatoes"... Somehow so....

Sorry for my bad English...

January 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexeyAZ.

Вы можете подразумевать все что угодно, но никто не виноват, что вы ни разу не видели в магазинах яблочное пюре. Исправьте задание, не позорьтесь

April 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/an_alias

Привет Александр а спасибо!

я нужно здесь ответить... (я сдаюсь - я не знаю как это сказать)

I need to reply here... (I give up - I don't know how to say this) because Duolingo won't let me reply to your post.

мы просто сказать "You wrote" а "your text" - "your" {I don't even now how to begin to say the rest of my explanation below in Russian, I'm really bad at this}. Я положу что Вы написали и мои правкы в {как сказать "brackets" meaning these: []?} потому что это очень быстро будет стать запутанным :)

We would just say "You wrote" or "your text" - "your" being possessive (genetive in Russian?). I will put what you wrote and my corrections in [] brackets because this is going to get confusing very quickly. :)

--

[You wrote: I'm recommend, along with Duolingo, listen Pimsleur Russian for English Speakers. Very much help.

To correct: I'd (contraction of "I would") reccommend, along with Duolingo, that you listen to Pimsleur Russian for English Speakers. It would help a lot]

На самом деле у мне уже есть эти уроки, но я не слушаю их сколька я должна. Я делаю лучше.

(I actually already have these courses. But I don't listen to them as often as I should. I will do better.)

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You wrote: Unfortunately, I don't understand the meaning of "Или бы вы точнее о что в нем". I recommend for you to duplicate the answer in English ...

Мне жаль я знал что будет неправильно

I'm sorry, I knew that was going to be wrong. What I was trying to say was this:

"Or, if it was something else you would be specific."

Added now: you would say "carrot puree" or "Parsnip puree", and so on.

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You said/wrote: В текстах "Вы" мы пишем с большой буквы (вежливое обращение на русском языке).1. We write the texts of "you" with a capital letter (polite treatment in Russian).

Я очевидно не знаю что извините. Я буду помнить в будущем. Я надеюс я не обидела вас.

Sorry, I obviously didn't know. I will remember in the future. I hope that I didn't offend you.

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You said/wrote: Есть словарь http://gramota.ru/, на русском. Словарь объясняет значение русских слов и правильность написания. Вы легко можете через переводчик перевести толкование слова. 2. There vocabulary in Russian http://gramota.ru/. The dictionary explains the meaning of Russian words and the spelling. You can easily through an interpreter translate the meaning of the word.

Блестящий, спасибо! Кажется устрашающе но я смотрю.

Brilliant, thank you! It seems intimidating, but I will take a look.

--

Good luck in learning Russian (correcting my English especially desirable)... and I'm sorry for my bad English...

нет ещё раз спасибо! Ваш английский очень хорошо. как сказать "Stop apologizing!"

No, thank you again! Your english is very good, not perfect but perfectly understandable. How do you say "Stop apologizing!"? I don't even know how to say, in Russian, that your English is miles better than my Russian. Obviously!

Good luck to you, as well. And thank you again!

February 20, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/1D-WDW-BTS

Wow, you're text was so long.

May 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TkMarian

Ну почему же? Правда не "картофельное пюре" говорим, а "картошка пюре". Я допустим очень часто слышу что-то типа: "Картошку пюре будешь?"

February 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sveta337058

Все правильно! И в любом пункте питания (от столовой до модного ресторана) в меню указано "картофельное пюре"!!!!!!!!

April 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sveta337058

Все так и есть!

April 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Svetlana476407

Ешь котлету с пюре!

June 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SteepAjkee

Да, нет, и просто пюре тоже часто называем.

January 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Roman.90

В русской языке все можно :-))

January 26, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EdvKz
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Обычно люди говорят просто "толчёнка".

September 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RogerioBL

Usuless text in russian. Everyone here still at the first beginning of russian language. No point showing yourself dude.

February 27, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/psykeln

So it's kind of like the English word "mash". It can mean mashed anything, but unless what is mashed is specified, it usually means mashed potatoes. At least at the dinner table. ^^

June 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Igor970222

Exactly the same in Dutch (puree).

October 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sM1nn

Hggff

May 14, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NoelGoetowski

Russians don't have any other fruits/vegetables to purée. :|

February 29, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wednesdaysixx

Was confused by the voice as it sounded like it was saying "дюре" rather than "пюре" Is it normal to pronounce a "p" sound here like a "d" or am I just not used to it yet?

November 18, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RylieMcdon

I thought the same when I first heard it, but then upon replaying it I could hear the P. It seems so subtle that if you think of it as a D you'll hear a D and vise versa, at least for me.

November 19, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hpfan5

I think that is the audio possibly.. if the speaker didn't allow enough time after pressing record it may have not recorded the whole word correctly/entirely.. they should allow for a half breath or something before speaking or they might get cut off on the recording

November 24, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HerrArbo

It's a synthesized voice.

November 30, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SkyNoName

It is a synthesized pyure =)

August 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/baileyamoore

It's pyurely synth.

September 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aqmme

Exactly. I was very sure I heared it like dureh.

April 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Phonon_Lattice

The same for me. I find it quite hard

June 2, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DevinaPriy

That's exactly what I heard and thought. Is there some rule of pronouncing it differently in certain cases or did the automated voice just get it wrong?

March 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/scottled1

It is definitely "duree." Whatever that is.

September 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HATAllluK

No, it's not. П is always п

May 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Oscar.Tov

reported this, but "mash" is quite a common term for mashed potatoes, at least in the UK

November 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jkroper89

taters should be accepted

December 20, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Oscar.Tov

If that's what you call mashed potatoes where you're from, it must be a very obscure term.

Tater is quite a common term for potato, but I can't find any reference to "taters" meaning "mashed potato".

December 20, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MiniEmini

In the southern part of the US 'taters' is used quite frequently in place of mashed potatoes. Although, for learning purposes, it is more efficient if for people to sick with the proper term instead of slang.

January 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KristaFincher

taters would be considered slang, not proper english.

February 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SpracheShinobi

Unfortunately, not many slang expressions are accepted - especially those from the UK. Nonetheless, we may all be surprised.

November 25, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Oscar.Tov

pleasantly they added this colloquialism quite quickly after I reported it

I don't even use the term "mash" that often, I'm not British (though I lived in the UK), I just didn't want to have to bother to write out "mashed potatoes" every time haha!

November 25, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WesleyPrates

If I want to say in Russian: "This is my mashed potatoes" - Should I say: "Это моё пюре" ?

June 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ivaristal

Yes, that's 100% correct!

June 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WesleyPrates

Thank you :D

June 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/limitedkaoru

I'm just learning Russian

And I learn to say mashed potatoes first

December 20, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Enerbite

I'm learning Russian, and still don't know how to say hello.

August 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LgDN11

They taught you that in a previous lesson. It's Привет.

July 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LiuBang10

Precisely.

December 21, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ali019

I think that mashed potato should be accepted. (It was accepted in another's sentence in this section - "I eat xxx but don't eat mashed potato" was marked correct.)

November 4, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JanisaChatte

Thanks for reporting it. We accept "mashed potato" now :)

November 4, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tor_Heyerdal

Seems like you guys are paying more attention to your reports than the German team. Right on. (Y) Have a lingot. lol.

November 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kfdaugherty

Tor-Heyerdal SO TRUE THOUGH I was just thinking the same thing :)

December 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ali019

Thank you for your prompt response

November 4, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jeremiah0033

I'm suprised by so many words, the same in french. " la purée" is the french word. But the big challenge is the cyrillic alphabet and the pronunciation. I take it up ! :-))

December 22, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cannibal17

Yes it is. Because in Russian these words are borrowed from the French

November 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dont_tread_on_me

In Hungarian we use the word "püré" for this, which is exactly the same as this.

November 24, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LucasFelic15

And in Portuguese we have "purê" ou "purê de batatas". Cognates always helping us :)

November 27, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

Though those are shared loanwords, not "true" cognates :)

October 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/L.Denham

I am having extreme difficulty pronouncing this word due to the trilled 'r' component. Any tips? :(

November 29, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WyattMrozk

There's a common speech defect where your "r" sound is in the wrong part of your mouth. No idea how to fix it, but just providing insight into why you get this problem.

April 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mrcactu5

The Russian for potato is Картофел? This is like German "Kartoffel"

March 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/linbo16

картофелЬ

March 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

Not a coincidence; the Russian word is almost certainly a borrowing from the German.

October 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dreiher

As an en English speaker with no previous experience, it was impossible to understand this as spoken

March 7, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexeyAZ.

Ребят, не косячьте ! Пюре бывает далеко не только картофельное. У вас в Москве что, в магазинах не продают яблочное и грушевое ?

April 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sveta337058

Молодец! Они не понимают, что нужно сначала научится говорить правильно, называть вещи своими именами! А только потом играть словами! Только "картофельное пюре"!!!!!

April 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Irina459912

Озвучка не верная. Ударение надо ставить на "е", а не на "ю"

April 2, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ilmolleggi

Is it normal in Russian to use lower-case when it's just one word? I never saw this many lower-case words in the other courses

November 10, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JanisaChatte

For our course, we decided not to capitalize single words and phrases that aren't sentences. Our sentences, however, all have the first word capitalized (or at least should).

November 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hpfan5

less confusion that way thanks :)

November 24, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ilmolleggi

I see

November 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LiuBang10

Wow, Russian is more familiar than I thought!

December 11, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gmchiquito123

sounds exactly like mashed potatoes in Spanish

December 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rurik6

And it's equal to "puré" in spanish

December 18, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LiuBang10

Yes, good job, mister!

December 19, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexandradragon

I did potatoes and it said it was wrong. why

January 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LiuBang10

Puree applies only to MASHED potatoes, I'm afraid. Much like the word "applesauce" applies only to MASHED apples.

January 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FlamingEsk

It doesn't accept mash or mashed spuds which as an irish person i find highly insulting

November 30, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

Would you tell a Russian that it's called a spud? Or would you say "it's called a potato but around here we also say spud"?

December 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Larisa_L

If you are so easily insulted you should probably reconsider learning foreign languages all together. You shouldn't also travel, if you go to the US no one will know what is mashed spuds.

December 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wjm20996

Their speaker does not say p, they said d.

July 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gaurav936928

I didn't understand what it said

July 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SchonBaume

How does ю pronounce?

July 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

More or less like the English word "you".

July 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Thomas_Hubbard

What a short name for something so long in English.

November 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hpfan5

Can пюре/mashed potatoes/purée also mean baby food (that is pureed), smoothies that are mixed in a blender, or even concrete (non food that is mixed a lot) ? - Specifically what types of mixing/blending/pulverizing does this word refer to, and is it only a food related word?

November 24, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ivaristal

Usually пюре = mashed potatoes.

If пюре is made of something else, we always say what kind of fruit/vegetable was used: apple — я́блочное пюре, banana — бана́новое пюре, apricot — абрико́совое пюре, etc.

Baby food = де́тское пюре.

Also there is суп-пюре (soup). Traditional Russian soups are not пюре, ingredients for them are cutted by hands and knife, but many European soup recepts are called суп-пюре.

Btw, we have a word for smoothies — сму́зи. But it's very new loan word, so people older than 30-40 years may not understand what it means.

It's only a food related word. We don't use it for concrete or anything else. Пюре = at first the ingredients were hard objects, but then they were chopped (no matter, by blender, mixer or even by grating/rubbing through the gause/chesecloth/sieve/sifter). If the final product looks like separate pieces, sand or dust, that's not пюре. If it looks like cream, if it is pretty liquid, but not like water, it's пюре!

December 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hpfan5

very helpful explanation thanks!!

December 10, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikeD547513

So what I learned is that I can't spell potatoes

December 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LiuBang10

BTW, it's:

картофель (kartofel') - Courtesy of Google Translate

December 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LiuBang10

Not yet...maybe soon you will want to pursue a careen in Russian, and then you will learn how...

December 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikeD547513

No, I mean I can't even spell potatoes in english lmao

December 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BBroxi

word association: Imagine you must PUREE MASHED POTATOES

January 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/zauasalima

It sounds like "pure" in spanish, which means that lol

February 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/owhi011

it sounds more like it starts with a d...

April 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/artsyrodent

Why does the pronunciation sound harsher than it should be? п should be P, right? Is this just the duolingo saying it weird, or does the sound P change for some reason? Same with backpack. When she says 'pю' it sounds weird. Like peh-eh or something. Is it not pyookzak? Or is that just the duolingo lady?

April 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WernickesArea

O que no mundo? Porque?!

May 10, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/karabeseydi

how is this pronounced? ю

May 30, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ivaristal

Ю sounds just like the word "you" =)

May 30, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RocketJunk

It doesn't even sounds like it's saying Пюре on audio. More like "dyure".

June 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/an_alias

(Disclaimer, making assumptions. Don't get angry, I'm happy to retract or correct. Also this is in the context of US English though it may apply more broadly, I can't speak to that, though)

I can totally see where you would hear that. In US English, when a word begins with "p" it's an aspirated consonant. By that I mean a puff of air is released when it's pronounced. The "D" sound doesn't have that. I'm not speaking with any kind of authority but, so far, I've not found any aspirated consonants in English that exist in Russian.

It's hard to describe in words but easy to illustrate in practice:

Place your hand about an inch from your mouth.

Say "pin"

(again, assumptions) You will likely feel a puff of air hit your fingers.

Now, say "Spin"

You probably won't have that same puff (you may feel some but it will be significantly lighter).

Russian seems to pronounce all "p" and "b" sounds (and possibly others) like the second example and rarely seem to "puff" like the first, regardless of where it is in the word.

But, again, I could be totally wrong about the direction you're coming from.

June 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Arishka48

I'm pretty sure pyure means any puree in general, kartoflina (potato) pyure is mashed potatoes

June 10, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AllyssonMax

In portuguese is very similar, "purê"

June 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/-The_Wolf-

This shares a lot of resemblance with the word puré in Spanish which also means mashed potatoes.

June 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Busy_B

The computer voice makes it sound like Дюре

July 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MAATOA

Pure is the Portuguese equivalent

July 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FilipeFernandez

Sounds like portuguese, "purê" means exactly "mashed potatoes" and have almost the same sound as in Russian.

September 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Larry4636

As someone who is married to a Russian, this word definitely stumped me since the word картофель wasn't included. And, I've never heard her use пюре. Then, after a brief discussion with her about this word, пюре is correct. Her explanation was that no other food in Russia is, technically, pureed, besides potatoes. So the word stands on it's own as being correct.

December 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Larisa_L

яблочное пюре is pretty common, but when it is as simply пюре, then I would think about mashed potatoes first of all

December 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kdrussell

should accept spuds.

January 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lazystardust

I guess it is like saying "mash"

January 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlaskanMalamute

"Пюре" sounds like Puré in Spanish. It's very easy to remember.

January 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PERCE_NEIGE

This is one is directly from the French word, purée.

February 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TaylorStra5

Would it be pronounced like pureh as it sounds more like puray

March 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

The way it's written in English depends on your own accent. There is a system called IPA (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Phonetic_Alphabet) that lets you spell any word unambiguously. You can see at https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%D0%BF%D1%8E%D1%80%D0%B5 that it is pronounced [pʲʊˈrɛ].

Alternatively, you can use a resource such as Forvo to hear real people saying the word. https://forvo.com/word/%D0%BF%D1%8E%D1%80%D0%B5/#ru

March 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/passionfruit12

I heard a famous fashion model originally from Moscow, Russia say that mashed potatoes are a staple of the Russian diet. Is that accurate all across Russia?

March 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FaithN10

Gosh.......PUREE!!! And I was cracking my head trying to understand where the hell mashed potatoe came from

March 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mln98

Is this word related to latin?. Because пюре is exactly *puré in Spanish. (From potato)

April 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

Potatoes were not known to Europeans until the 15th century, so no, it's not a Latin word!

April 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Igor970222

It is Latin. It doesn't have to be potatoes.

April 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Larisa_L

Why don't you just check Etymology in a dictionary instead of asking here:

Borrowing from French purée. (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%D0%BF%D1%8E%D1%80%D0%B5)

From Old French puree; feminine past participle of verb purer (“to make pure”) from Late Latin purare (same sense) from Classical Latin purus (“pure”) (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/pur%C3%A9e#French)

April 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/minne666

Omg Russian has so many words that sounds exactly like portuguese

April 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Igor970222

Because they are borrowed from French.

April 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Heliora

Why not "пуре"?

May 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

Because that's a word in Erzya, not Russian.

November 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/belstar128

that is the same as the dutch word for mashed potato but written in a different script interesting.

May 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/maxevangelista

"Purê de batatas" in portuguese

September 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nada1114

Puré de batata ?? Kkkkkkkk heuheuehubr

November 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Guybrantz17

It's funny, hebrew also adopted this word.

November 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LUCAS18784

In portuguese is also "purê"

January 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BlackDutchess4

If you are saying Pyure, do you say it and purée?

January 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BlackDutchess4

Do you say pyure like purée?

January 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zoms101

I find it interesting that the Russian language has it's own word for "mashed potatoes". Also, is there a Russian word for just "potatoes".

March 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dharmesh80450

Pure is 'mashed eatables'

March 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dharmesh80450

Every kind of puree are available, I don't know why the general one refers to patato

March 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GavinForeman

this is my favorite russian word

April 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PashaKenobi

The same as "püre" or "patates püresi" in Turkish.

April 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Addy109028

So is pyure a plural term used for "mashed potatoes" or can it be used as a singular term aswell?

June 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

It's grammatically singular -- a substance noun / mass noun.

Similar, say, to "porridge", where you can't eat "three porridges". (And if you think about it, you usually wouldn't eat "three mashed potatoes", either -- "mashed potatoes" is really a substance that is sold or eaten by quantity or weight, not counted.)

June 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/serhiyzlobin

Согласен

November 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Monty473975

No matter how i pronounce it, it says i'm wrong

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/prophesix

I really think you guys should add a focua on individual letters and sounds.... It's challenging without learning the sounds of the letters....

November 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KiraSabini

My russian letters don't include whatever is tequired for this word.

December 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndreasThes

Duolingo accepts "purèe" with the notice: pay attention to the accents!

January 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

It should be purée with an accute accent rather than a grave accent.

January 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MajaStefan8

It looks like "nope".

January 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yonatan972833

Why not пюрэ if it is pronounced pyure

February 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WilliamE.B1

I searched on google translate and when you type mashed its says:"пюре" But when i typed mashed potatoes it translate to картофельное пуре

February 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShakirUlla6

What is this ??? Both options are wrong!!!!!

April 2, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ellichanne

It seems to be more easyer than i had expected because all the letters pronounced the same like greek just they have other letter shape ☺

April 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OJessie1216

Why mashed potatoes

April 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pleasebeav

what if i told you i had no russian keyboard so i cant get this right

April 6, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Igor970222

Everybody can and needs to switch to a Russian keyboard to follow this course. I can't tell you how, because it depends on your device, operating system etc.

April 6, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bjorn749345

I dont have a way to type russian though

April 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jefone6

In later lessons it only refer to as potato. Please be consistent.

April 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Damboy99

Typing Mashed Potatoes gives you an incorrect even though thats what пюре means.

April 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jameshall636424

I dint know what these letters sound like yet and guessing isnt helpimg me out

April 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SlyishFox2

I cant find a certain character. So i keep getting it wrong.

May 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/1D-WDW-BTS

My Dad would have gotten this one wrong. He says, "Bashed potatoes," which is weird, but it's the way he talks. I got it right though. Yay, potatoes!

May 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jayba.Inu

wait.. how does this form two words?

May 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

how does this form two words?

It doesn't "form words".

Russian is not a code for English, where one word "turns into" another word -- or "turns into" two words.

Russian uses one word to describe this food. English usually uses two words to describe it.

So to translate the one Russian word into English, you need two words -- but not because the Russian word "forms" two English words.

Perhaps an example in English might help: the kiwifruit is sometimes called as "Chinese gooseberry".

Not because "ki" means "Chinese" and "wi" means "gooseberry". The words are not related at all. It's just that the fruit has two names: a one-word name "kiwi(fruit)" and a two-word name "Chinese gooseberry".

The one name doesn't "turn into" the other name or "form" the other name. They're just two names for the same thing -- which coincidentally have a different number of words.

May 14, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDeku2004

just like in romanian, piure пюре

May 25, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/howtorollrs

Anyone know how to roll the r? I accidentally made an L sound instead and I was accepted.

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JonathanPa523102

Can we please get a slow speak button? I am failing at the spwaking parts quite often because I am having a hsrd time identifing the sounds being said.

June 11, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Igor970222

There already is such a button.

June 11, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Manohar926363

How can I know the meaning without any picture hint for this?

July 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Igor970222

Exactly my thoughts when somebody is talking to me in another language

July 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wuta-Tumaki

How to pronounce ю and ы???

July 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Abdo43752

Пюре

August 6, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/matheusthierre

In Brazil we call it "purê" and the pronunciation is very similar :)

August 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Irina459912

Произношение "пюре" в данном курсе не правильное!

August 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/matheusthierre

In Brazil we call it "purê" and the pronunciation is very similar :)

August 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mathewathomas

Didn't sound like п instead sounded more like д

January 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sarah863

Really mashed potatoes? :D

March 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jak228418

I don't have the keyboard so keeps marking me wrong abd diesnt let me proceed

March 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pachecobx

Can someone help me? Im new at russian and i would like to know the pronunciation word by word and the pronunciation of the phrase... Thanks a lot :) if you can help me

April 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

Click on each word to hear them pronounced individually. Click on the speaker icon to hear the whole phrase.

April 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ashantigreen

What letter is п exactly? I see it used everywhere

April 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

It's called Pe and it sounds like /p/. It comes from the Greek letter Pi: Π.

April 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gaydani

Not what I was expecting, but okay ya lets go with that.

May 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/_MsLexi_

On my CPU I was taught that this translated to "pyure" but now it says it's "purèe". Which one is it?

May 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/_MsLexi_

I dont have Russian characters so I want able to do this correctly

May 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hck2004

stupid thing!!!!!! i put mash potatoes and its wrongggg jut addd ed!!!!!:(((((((

June 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlanLamb2

My answer, 'puree'. Where do I get the Russian script from?

June 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Grimaldo095

What's the stressed syllable in this word?

August 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aarolam

Does it have alternative meaning....??.

August 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Loz714284

Desperately needs a tortoise button..

September 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Geeky_Prod

At my house, pyure also means soup

October 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/agungtw

F oleh gbygy

December 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IslaAzure

My favorite food hmmmmm

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElSapoOscar

hi

June 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DaniAnd4

❤❤❤❤ iff i pressed mashed too

June 6, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michael616434

I put mash instead of mashed and got it wrong

June 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chrisharl24

I don't like mashed potatoes.

November 29, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

In Russian please!

November 30, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chrisharl24

Я не люблю пюре

December 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

:-)

December 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cosmic_bats

Делай пюре!

May 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Christopher44455

.-.

October 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/russian911

Cutted by hand? Cats talking in here?

January 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rissiejune

my American mouth physically cannot say this...

June 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

I believe you just need to say "pure" + "e". ("e" as in "egg"). Try saying "pure egg" then removing the "g" sound.

June 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dron007

It would sound like "пьюре" and you need to get rid of that "ь". Try soft "п" ("пь") with "у" (english "oo"): "пьуре".

November 27, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

According to Wikipedia it's pronounced [pʲʊˈrɛ], so the "y" sound is needed. [pjʊˈrɛ] ("pyu-ré") is closer than [pʊˈrɛ] ("poo-ré").

November 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dron007

That's pronounced like in the "flue" but shorter.

November 29, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MeaganWrig1

What sound does the ю character make?

October 23, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Petar767654

They didnt say пюре they sayd something like дюре

December 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shredzter187

Is it pronounced dure? It sounds like that...

February 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/5ense

In Spanish we say "pure de papa" so this is easy

May 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cephlin

So 'nope' = purée or mashed potatoes... gottcha!

November 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/theyellowd

The 'n' is a cyrillic 'п' (related to the greek letter 'π' or pi) which is pronounced similar to a latin 'p' and the 'p' is a cyrillic 'р' (related to the greek letter 'ρ' or rho) which is pronounced similar to a latin 'r'. So the pronunciation is fairly similar to the english/french word purée.

November 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cephlin

This is true, but this is just my way of remembering the spelling, not the pronunciation.

November 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kibranoz

what is the signification for the second letter of the word ???

November 12, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tor_Heyerdal

Not sure what you mean by "signification", but if you mean "pronunciation", then (as far as I understand it) the second letter (ю) is pronounced kind of like the English word "you". On a technical level, it's an /u/ morpheme which palatalizes the preceding consonant. But if you don't understand what that means, then just think of it as English "you" (like the word "you" or the name of the letter "u"). If I'm mistaken in any of this, then someone please correct me.

November 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

"you" is pronounced /ju/ where the sound that "y" makes in "yes" is /j/ in IPA. /u/ is more like "oo" in "ooze". I believe that is what you mean by "palatalises" but I'm not totally familiar with all the linguistic terms. In English, I certainly say "purée" as /pjurei/ (apologies for approximate IPA; I don't have access to the proper symbols on my phone).

January 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gaudetmi

You can also click the "Tips and Notes" link (top left) for a helpful pronunciation guide.

November 23, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tor_Heyerdal

You probably should have put this comment in reply to kibranoz instead of in reply to myself. lol. Since I'm not the one who needs to know this, and he's not getting notified of it this way. =P

November 23, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jiaju.shen

I thought it was "SMASH potato"!!!

November 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daddyo911

Do we really need to know the word for mashed potatoes this early on in the course? It's the same with the soup, meaning that it's quite specific.

April 29, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KazemBazyar

Why on earth should i know this learn at this level? Why in this section?

Duo should try to be more communicative oriented than lexic based

May 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rhythmixed

Thanks Duo for teaching the essentials.

June 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/amit758873

It's pure

July 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GRichardK

I clearly hear an initial "d" rather than "p" in the audio.

July 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/StavatS

חחחחח פירה

July 20, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

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July 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rebelcoach

mash potatoe is the same as mashed potatoes!

September 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sfhajny

I would like a пюре пюре.

November 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/spirosun1

How is this even important for beginners?

November 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KendallAllison

MASHED POTATOES!!!

November 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lolitar1

No dummy

April 8, 2017
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