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The syllables in stressed positions are displayed in bold.  Gender: (m) stands for masculine, (n) for neutral and (f) feminine.

Greetings

 

Good morning   Dobroje utro
Good afternoon
[Good day]
  Dobryj den'
 Good night
[Good evening]
  Dobryj Vecher
Sweat dreams   Dobroj nochi
Hello (informal)   Privet
How do you do?   Zdravstvujte
Less formal   Zdravstvuj
Can be reduced   Zdras'te
See you later    Do svidanija
See you     Poka

Numbers

Numbers Chisla  
digit   tsifra  
number   chislo  
#, No   nomer  
0 nol' nul' 1)
1   odin(m)
odna(f)
odno(n)
 
2   dva(m,n)
dve(f)
 
3   tri 2)
4   chetyre  
5   pãt'   
6   shest'  
7   sem'  
8   vosem'  
9   devãt'   
10   desãt'  
11 odinnadsat' 3)
12   dvenadsat'  
dezen zhina  
13   trinadsat'  
14   chetyrnadsat'  
15   pãtnadsat'  
16    shestnadsat'  
17   semnadsat'  
18   vosemnadsat'  
19   devãtnadsat'  
20   dvadsat'  
21   dvadsat' odin
dvadsat' odna
dvadsat' odno
 

1) Here ' denotes the soft sign. Without it would be English accent (which you will have anyway).
2) 3 and up - the same for masculine, neutral and feminine..
3) odin-na-dtsat' = one-over-ten.

10   desãt'  
20   dvadsat'  
30   tridsat'  
33   tridsat' tri 4)
40   sorok  
50   pãt'desãt  
60   shest'desãt  
70   sem'desãt  
80   vosem'desãt  
90 devãnosto  
100   sto  

4) simple composition: 33 = 30 + 3 = tridsat' (+) tri.

1) Here ' denotes the soft sign. Without it would be English accent (which you will have anyway).

200    dvesti
300   trista
400   chetyresta
500   pãt'sot
600   shect'sot
700   sem'sot
800   vosem'sot
900   devãt'sot
1000   tysãcha
2000   dve tysãchi
3000   tri tysãchi
4000   chetyre tysãchi
5000   pãt' tysãch
     
10000   desãt' tysãch
100 000   sto tysãch

 

1 000 000   mil-li-on
2 000 000   dva nil-li-o-na
3 000 000   tri nil-li-o-na
4 000 000   chetyre nil-li-o-na
5 000 000   pãt' mil-li-o-nov
     
10 000 000   desãt' mil-li-o-nov
100 000 000   sto mil-li-o-nov

 1 000 000 = 1.000.000 (dots instead of commas)

1 000 000 000    mil-li-ard
1 000 000 000 000   bil-li-on

Note the difference!


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