Posted on December 24th, 2011
Before you learn 10 new Christmas words in Russian, don’t forget to review the previous lessons:
- Celebrating Christmas in Russian. Video Lesson 1.
- Christmas Magic in Russian Culture
- Russian Christmas Celebration – Kutya and Vzvar Recipes
Russian Christmas Vocabulary:
Северный олень [SYE-vyer-niy a-LEN’] reindeer
Снеговик [snye-ga-VEEK] snowman
Рождественский венок [razh-DYES-tvyen-skeey vee-NOK] Christmas wreath
Колокольчик [ka-la-KOL’-cheek] bell
Эльф [EL’F] elf
Индейка [een-DYEI-ka] turkey
Имбирный пряник [eem-BEER-niy PRYA-neek] ginger man
Oмелa [a-MYE-lа] miseltoe
Сани [SA-nee] sleigh
Рождественский чулок [razh-DYES-tvyen-skeey choo-LOK] Christmas stocking
Here is Christmas in Russian video lesson:
I also have some additional vocabulary for this lesson. Just in case you will run into Santa tomorrow and will want to impress him with your Russian language skills :
Печенье [pee-CHYEN’-ye] cookies, biscuits
Word “Печенье” comes from verb “печь” that means “bake”.
Молоко [ma-la-KO] milk
You can say to Santa:
“Угoщайся молоком с печеньем!”
[oo-ga-SH’AY-sya ma-la-KOM s pee-CHYEN’-yem]
Help yourself with milk and cookies (biscuits).
Санки [SAN-kee] sled
Кататься на санках [ka-TAT’-sya na SAN-kah] go sledding
Russian kids love go sledding in winter!
Играть в снежки [eeg-RAT’ f SNYESH-kee] have a snowball fight
Лепить снежную бабу [LYE-peet’ SNYEZH-noo-yoo BA-boo] build a snowwoman
Лепить снеговика [LYE-peet’ snee-ga-vee-KA] build a snowman
Снег [SNYEH] snow
Cнег идёт [SNYEH ee-DYOT] it’s snowing
Is it not snowing where you are? Don’t be said. If you like to see some snow – click on the snowflake button, while watching this lesson on YouTube , the video will pause and it will start snowing!!!
All right, that’s all for today! Have a very Merry Christmas!
See you soon!
- Russian Video Lesson: How to Say “Happy Birthday” in Russian
- Russian New Year’s Characters: Ded Moroz and Snegurochka
- How To Celebrate Russian Christmas
- Russian Christmas Video Lesson: Traditions and History
- Thanksgiving in Russian
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The courses of Russian as a foreign language with FunRussian take place online via Skype. The teacher works with adults individually since he is convinced that each person must receive maximum time for practice and professional attention while learning a foreign language.