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What is your favorite word in Russian?

What is your favorite word in Russian? Please answer what your favorite word is, what it translates to, and why it is your favorite. If you do not have a Russian keyboard, you can answer in English. Spasibo :)

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Black_Russian

Борщ!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LICA98
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I like the word искринка (sparkle)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kragt

My favorite word is император (emperor).

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Black_Russian

Хорово

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/omicron314

Счастье - happiness. The "сч-" and the мягкий знак just give it such an lovely sound that has no real equivalent as far as I'm aware in my native English.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/freaky_zoid

Кочерыжка! It's the heart of a cabbage, or cabbage stump as you may call it. It's also used as a slang word for head. Love how it sounds, it's funny and childish and exciting.

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Catparrot
Catparrot
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Здурова! - Great!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Olja.
Olja.
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*Здорово :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Catparrot
Catparrot
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Thanks.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KapitanKaya
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девушка -- girl It sounds so cute!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/groolover
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I suspect any fan of Orphan Black (like me) grins every time they encounter сестра (sister) - you'll have to watch the show to understand why :-)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lindsmuggl

puxh (sp?) It means down, as in feather, and sounds like what it is. Hope I remember it correctly!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/poin-dexter

мороженое - ice cream! A) it literally means "frozen", and b) it really nice to say.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vanof
vanof
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Пиздец

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/brittalexiswm

Do svidaniya, farewell. I heard it in the movie Anastasia ;)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vegnio
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общеобразовательный

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sadamuchi

здоровье

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Proginoskes
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Подсолнечник (sunflower)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Milu-z
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Or подсолнух.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Moola11

daroga (road)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gwenci
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*doroga/дорога

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ptoro
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Add a я and it becomes expensive!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gwenci
Gwenci
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Or "dear" :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Moola11

Sounds like Raduga for rainbow

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/opinion_ow
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"исполинский" - enormous, vast, immense; "маломальский" is the opposite of "исполинский". These words belong to bookish vocabulary and are rarely used in speech.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/doostrunk
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любить (to love)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/solidgitarius
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картошка — potatoes

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cobold
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достопримеча́тельность

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/VikaIsakov1

"достопримечательности" it means attractions, or sights, as in regards to tourism it's my favorite because it seems terrifyingly long and scary but i use it way more often than you'd expect

6 months ago