The Master Guide to Our Russian Vocabulary Lists: 1000’s of Words to Learn
Need to get more Russian vocabulary under your belt, but not sure what to study next?
No problem. All our Russian vocabulary posts are here at your disposal.
They should provide everything you need to have basic conversations, talk about your life and family, order food and travel.
- Core Russian Vocabulary
- Fun Russian Vocabulary
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Core Russian Vocabulary
Get started with words you’ll use on an everyday basis. These are the core words you’ll refer back to again and again throughout your language learning journey.
Learn how to survive practically any conversation, go shopping in Russian and even how to apologize properly. (Russian is a very respectful language!)
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16 Russian Colors for Painting a Vivid Picture with Your Vocabulary
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How to Talk About 64 Body Parts in Russian | FluentU Russian Blog
Do you know the basic body parts in Russian? Aside from being important to a well-rounded Russian vocabulary, they’re useful for daily life. In this post, you’ll learn all…
31 Must-know Words to Talk About Your Family in Russian | FluentU Russian Blog
Check out 31 words for talking about family in Russian. Knowing vocabulary words to talk about your family in Russian is critical in your journey to fluency. As some of…
Get Your Shop On with 60 Essential Words and Phrases for Shopping in Russian
Do you like to shop? Why not do it in Russian? In this blog post, you’ll learn all the vocabulary words you need to be able to confidently go shopping in Russian. Plus,…
The Russian Days of the Week: How to Use Them, The History Behind Them and More | FluentU Russian Blog
Learn the Russian days of the week and how to pronounce them with this handy guide! We’ll also teach you the history behind the days of the week, how to use them with…
Talk About the Weather in Russian With 60+ Important Words and Phrases | FluentU Russian Blog
Can you talk about the weather in Russian? These words are crucial for making small-talk, planning how to dress and more. In this post, we’ll share how to talk about and…
How to Say Happy Birthday in Russian and How to Celebrate a Birthday Russian-style | FluentU Russian Blog
Learning to say happy birthday in Russian is a great way to celebrate Russian-speaking friends, coworkers and family members. We’ll also give you the inside scoop on how…
How to Say Sorry in Russian: Essential Phrases for a Heartfelt Apology | FluentU Russian Blog
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Saying Thank You in Russian: 12 Easy Phrases (Audio Included!) | FluentU Russian Blog
Thank you in Russian can be said in several different ways. In this post, we’ll help you navigate how to say thank you in Russian to different people based on the context.…
15 Trendy Russian Slang Words for the Freshest Language Skills | FluentU Russian Blog
Looking for some Russian slang? Look no further. We have 15 of the best Russian slang words for you to liven up your spoken Russian skills. Words such as дешёвка (a…
Travel and survival Russian
The Trailblazer’s Guide to Asking for Directions in Russian
Check out this guide to asking for directions in Russian to learn 100 words and phrases related to cardinal directions, landmarks, talking about distance and time and…
Food, drink and eating out
Order Up! How to Order Food in Russian with 60 Key Words and Phrases
No need to mime your order to a confused waiter! Here’s how to order food in Russian, with 60 essential vocabulary words and phrases.
Приятного Аппетита! 70 Tasty Russian Food Vocabulary Words
Food vocabulary has got to be at the top of any Russian learner’s list. These 70 delicious food words will nourish your language studies!
Fun Russian Vocabulary
How do you refer to the state of being drunk but not as drunk as you wanted to get? Russian has a word for that. Learn some untranslatable words, a few wonderful ways to refer to your loved ones and more!
16 Dreamy Russian Terms of Endearment to Try on Your Significant Other | FluentU Russian Blog
These Russian terms of endearment can sweeten your relationship and get you sounding more like a native Russian speaker! We’ll show you how to practice 16 common Russian…
Lost in Translation: 15 Untranslatable Russian Words
Some Russian words just don’t transfer to English or other languages, but we gave it a shot with these 15 untranslatable gems. Have a look at our messy results!
Study these Russian words to grow your language and conversation skills in any situation.
These vocabulary lists will have you chatting like a native speaker in no time!