Adverbs

Russian Lesson 18 (Adverbs and Animals)

Duration: 30 mins

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In this 18th lesson we will explore the Russian adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Russian Classes.

Adverbs

In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time ", frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as "yesterday", "always", "quickly", "here" etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Russian, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Adverbs List in Russian

Adverbs Russian Audio
Alreadyуже
uzhe
Immediatelyнемедленно
nemedlenno
Last nightвчера вечером
vchera vecherom
Laterпозже
pozzhe
Next weekна следующей неделе
na sledujushhej nedele
Nowсейчас
sejchas
Soonскоро
skoro
Stillвсё ещё
vsjo eshhjo
This morningсегодня утром
segodnja utrom
Todayсегодня
segodnja
Tomorrowзавтра
zavtra
Tonightсегодня вечером
segodnja vecherom
Yesterdayвчера
vchera
Yetещё, тем не менее
eshhjo, tem ne menee
Anywhereгде угодно
gde ugodno
Everywhereвезде
vezde
Hereздесь
zdes'
Thereтам
tam
Almostпочти
pochti
Aloneв одиночку
v odinochku
Carefullyвнимательно, осторожно
vnimatel'no, ostorozhno
Quicklyбыстро
bystro
Reallyна самом деле
na samom dele
Slowlyмедленно
medlenno
Togetherвместе
vmeste
Veryочень
ochen'
Alwaysвсегда
vsegda
Neverникогда
nikogda
Rarelyредко
redko
Sometimesиногда
inogda

Let's put some of the adverbs above into full Russian sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Russian Adverbs in a Sentence

English Russian Audio
Do you like it here?Вам здесь нравится?
Vam zdes' nravitsja?
See you later!Увидимся!
Uvidimsja!
Thank you very much!Большое спасибо!
Bol'shoe spasibo!
I really like it!Мне правда нравится!
Mne pravda nravitsja!

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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in Russian

Animals Russian Audio
Animalживотное
zhivotnoe
Bearмедведь
medved'
Birdптица
ptica
Butterflyбабочка
babochka
Catкот, кошка
kot, koshka
Cowкорова
korova
Dogсобака
sobaka
Donkeyосел
osel
Eagleорел
orel
Elephantслон
slon
Farmферма
ferma
Forestлес
les
Goatкозел
kozel
Horseлошадь
loshad'
Insectнасекомое
nasekomoe
Lionлев
lev
Monkeyобезьяна
obez'jana
Mosquitoкомаp
komap
Mouseмышь
mysh'
Rabbitкролик
krolik
Sheep (plural)овцы
ovcy
Snakeзмея
zmeja
Spiderпаук
pauk
Tigerтигр
tigr

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Daily Conversation in Russian

Finally, a list of sentences If you simply want to ask a question, please vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Russian Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Russian

English Russian Audio
Do you have any animals?У Вас есть животные?
U Vas est' zhivotnye?
Do you sell dog food?У Вас продается корм для собак?
U Vas prodaetsja korm dlja sobak?
I have a dogУ меня есть собака
U menja est' sobaka
Monkeys are funnyОбезьяны забавны
Obez'jany zabavny
She likes catsОна любит кошек
Ona ljubit koshek
Tigers are fastТигры быстрые
Tigry bystryje
Badплохой, плохая, плохое, плохие
plohoj, plohaja, plohoe, plohie
Happyсчастливый, счастливая, счастливое, счастливые
schastlivyj, schastlivaja, schastlivoe, schastlivye
Sadгрустный, грустная, грустное, грустные
grustnyj, grustnaja, grustnoe, grustnye
Thank you!Спасибо!
Spasibo!
You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")Не за что!
Ne za chto!
Have a nice day!Хорошего Вам дня!
Horoshego Vam dnja!
Good night!Спокойной ночи!
Spokojnoj nochi!
Have a good trip!Приятного путешествия!
Prijatnogo puteshestvija!
It was nice talking to you!C Вами было приятно поговорить!
S Vami bylo prijatno pogovorit'!

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in Russian. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

Congratulations! You finished your 18th lesson in Russian about adverbs, and animals. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Russian Vocabulary. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Russian homepage.

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