"пюре"

Translation:mashed potatoes

3 years ago

202 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/reidpierre
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Does pyure mean mashed potatoes only, and not any other kind of purée?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sleepy_Cat_
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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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HATAllluK

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sonia671786

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alexander_2983
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Пюре - употребляется практически всегда. "Картофельное пюре" - что то я такого в разговорах и не припомню...

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/msgur
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Никогда вообще не употребляю слово "пюре" применительно к толчёной картошке) Пюре в основном фруктовое, например, яблочное пюре

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/an_alias
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> "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?

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexeyAZ.
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Вы можете подразумевать все что угодно, но никто не виноват, что вы ни разу не видели в магазинах яблочное пюре. Исправьте задание, не позорьтесь

8 months ago

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

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[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.

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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!

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SteepAjkee

Да, нет, и просто пюре тоже часто называем.

2 years ago

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

В русской языке все можно :-))

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RogerioBL
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Usuless text in russian. Everyone here still at the first beginning of russian language. No point showing yourself dude.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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. ^^

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Igor970222

Exactly the same in Dutch (puree).

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NoelGoetowski
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Russians don't have any other fruits/vegetables to purée. :|

2 years ago

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

3 years ago

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hpfan5
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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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HerrArbo
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It's a synthesized voice.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SkyNoName
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It is a synthesized pyure =)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/baileyamoore

It's pyurely synth.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/aqmme

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scottled1

It is definitely "duree." Whatever that is.

1 year ago

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

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SpracheShinobi

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jkroper89
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taters should be accepted

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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".

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KristaFincher

taters would be considered slang, not proper english.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WesleyPrates
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If I want to say in Russian: "This is my mashed potatoes" - Should I say: "Это моё пюре" ?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ivaristal
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Yes, that's 100% correct!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WesleyPrates
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Thank you :D

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/limitedkaoru

I'm just learning Russian

And I learn to say mashed potatoes first

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Enerbite

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LgDN11

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

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LiuBang10

Precisely.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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 ! :-))

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cannibal17

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

1 year ago

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JanisaChatte
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Thanks for reporting it. We accept "mashed potato" now :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tor_Heyerdal
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Seems like you guys are paying more attention to your reports than the German team. Right on. (Y) Have a lingot. lol.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kfdaugherty
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Tor-Heyerdal SO TRUE THOUGH I was just thinking the same thing :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ali019
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Thank you for your prompt response

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dont_tread_on_me
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In Hungarian we use the word "püré" for this, which is exactly the same as this.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LucasFelic15

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo
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Though those are shared loanwords, not "true" cognates :)

1 year ago

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

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LiuBang10

Wow, Russian is more familiar than I thought!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mrcactu5

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/linbo16

картофелЬ

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo
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Not a coincidence; the Russian word is almost certainly a borrowing from the German.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dreiher
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As an en English speaker with no previous experience, it was impossible to understand this as spoken

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ilmolleggi
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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

3 years ago

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hpfan5
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less confusion that way thanks :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ilmolleggi
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I see

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gmchiquito123

sounds exactly like mashed potatoes in Spanish

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rurik6
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And it's equal to "puré" in spanish

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LiuBang10

Yes, good job, mister!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alexandradragon

I did potatoes and it said it was wrong. why

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LiuBang10

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FlamingEsk

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJ.Dennis
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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"?

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wjm20996
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Their speaker does not say p, they said d.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gaurav936928

I didn't understand what it said

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexeyAZ.
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Ребят, не косячьте ! Пюре бывает далеко не только картофельное. У вас в Москве что, в магазинах не продают яблочное и грушевое ?

8 months ago

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

3 years ago

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hpfan5
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very helpful explanation thanks!!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/owhi011
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it sounds more like it starts with a d...

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WernickesArea
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O que no mundo? Porque?!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/karabeseydi

how is this pronounced? ю

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ivaristal
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Ю sounds just like the word "you" =)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RocketJunk

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/-The_Wolf-
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This shares a lot of resemblance with the word puré in Spanish which also means mashed potatoes.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Busy_B
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The computer voice makes it sound like Дюре

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Larisa_L
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яблочное пюре is pretty common, but when it is as simply пюре, then I would think about mashed potatoes first of all

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lazystardust

I guess it is like saying "mash"

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlaskanMalamute

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PERCE_NEIGE
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This is one is directly from the French word, purée.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TaylorStra5

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FaithN10

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mln98
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Is this word related to latin?. Because пюре is exactly *puré in Spanish. (From potato)

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJ.Dennis
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Potatoes were not known to Europeans until the 15th century, so no, it's not a Latin word!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/minne666
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Omg Russian has so many words that sounds exactly like portuguese

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Heliora
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Why not "пуре"?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJ.Dennis
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Because that's a word in Erzya, not Russian.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/maxevangelista

"Purê de batatas" in portuguese

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nada1114

Puré de batata ?? Kkkkkkkk heuheuehubr

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Guybrantz17

It's funny, hebrew also adopted this word.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LUCAS18784

In portuguese is also "purê"

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BlackDutchess4

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

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BlackDutchess4

Do you say pyure like purée?

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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".

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dharmesh804504

Pure is 'mashed eatables'

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dharmesh804504

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

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GavinForeman

this is my favorite russian word

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PashaKenobi

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

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Addy109028

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

5 months ago

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

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SchonBaume

How does ю pronounce?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo
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More or less like the English word "you".

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Thomas_Hubbard
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What a short name for something so long in English.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/serhiyzlobin

Согласен

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Monty473975

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

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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....

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MikeD547513

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LiuBang10

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MikeD547513

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LiuBang10

BTW, it's:

картофель (kartofel') - Courtesy of Google Translate

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BBroxi
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word association: Imagine you must PUREE MASHED POTATOES

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zauasalima

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Arishka48

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AllyssonMax
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In portuguese is very similar, "purê"

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YanSrgioD.
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Pure is the Portuguese equivalent

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FilipeFernandez

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chrisharl24

I don't like mashed potatoes.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJ.Dennis
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In Russian please!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chrisharl24

Я не люблю пюре

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJ.Dennis
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:-)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kdrussell
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should accept spuds.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mathewathomas
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Didn't sound like п instead sounded more like д

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sarah863

Really mashed potatoes? :D

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jak228418

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJ.Dennis
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Click on each word to hear them pronounced individually. Click on the speaker icon to hear the whole phrase.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ashantigreen

What letter is п exactly? I see it used everywhere

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJ.Dennis
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It's called Pe and it sounds like /p/. It comes from the Greek letter Pi: Π.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gaydani

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cosmic_bats

Делай пюре!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/betarage
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that is the same as the dutch word for mashed potato but written in a different script interesting.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_MsLexi_
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On my CPU I was taught that this translated to "pyure" but now it says it's "purèe". Which one is it?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_MsLexi_
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I dont have Russian characters so I want able to do this correctly

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hck2004

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlanLamb2
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My answer, 'puree'. Where do I get the Russian script from?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Grimaldo095
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What's the stressed syllable in this word?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/yaswanth.s
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Does it have alternative meaning....??.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Loz714284

Desperately needs a tortoise button..

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Geeky_Prod

At my house, pyure also means soup

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Christopher44455

.-.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/russian911

Cutted by hand? Cats talking in here?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rissiejune

my American mouth physically cannot say this...

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJ.Dennis
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I believe you just need to say "pure" + "e". ("e" as in "egg"). Try saying "pure egg" then removing the "g" sound.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dron007

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJ.Dennis
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According to Wikipedia it's pronounced [pʲʊˈrɛ], so the "y" sound is needed. [pjʊˈrɛ] ("pyu-ré") is closer than [pʊˈrɛ] ("poo-ré").

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dron007

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MeaganWrig1

What sound does the ю character make?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Petar767654

They didnt say пюре they sayd something like дюре

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Shredzter187

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/5ense
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In Spanish we say "pure de papa" so this is easy

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cephlin
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So 'nope' = purée or mashed potatoes... gottcha!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cephlin
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This is true, but this is just my way of remembering the spelling, not the pronunciation.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kibranoz

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

3 years ago

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJ.Dennis
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"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).

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gaudetmi
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You can also click the "Tips and Notes" link (top left) for a helpful pronunciation guide.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tor_Heyerdal
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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

3 years ago

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

I thought it was "SMASH potato"!!!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rhythmixed
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Thanks Duo for teaching the essentials.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/amit758873

It's pure

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GRichardK
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I clearly hear an initial "d" rather than "p" in the audio.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/StavatS
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חחחחח פירה

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJ.Dennis
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2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rebelcoach

mash potatoe is the same as mashed potatoes!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KendallAllison

MASHED POTATOES!!!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sfhajny
sfhajny
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I would like a пюре пюре.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/spirosun1
spirosun1
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How is this even important for beginners?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lolitar1

No dummy

1 year ago
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