RUSSIAN
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COLOURS AND SHAPES



We are surrounded by things that can be for example big and green, round and blue, small and yellow... if you know the colours and shapes in Russian, you'll learn how to identify what your child wants: "Which one do you want?". "The green one!".




 
PHRASE
PRONUNCIATION

 
кра́сный
red
krás-nyj
 

 
жёлтый
yellow
zhól-tyj
 

 
си́ний
blue
sí-nij
 

 
голубо́й
light blue
ga-lu-bój
 

 
ора́нжевый
orange
a-rán-zhe-vyj
 

 
зелёный
green
zye-lyó-nyj
 

 
фиоле́товый
viotet
fia-lyé-ta-vyj
 

 
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ро́зовый
pink
ró-za-vyj
 

 
кори́чневый
brown
ka-rích-nye-vyj
 

 
бе́лый
white
byé-lyj
 

 
чёрный
black
chór-nyj
 

 
се́рый
grey
syé-ryj
 

 
ADDITIONAL VOCABULARY


 More basic Russian related to this topic:


 

 SIZES AND SHAPES
 
WORD
PRONUNCIATION

 
большо́й / больша́я
big
bal-shój / bal-shá-ya
 
 
*Different genders: большой = big (masc.), большая = big (feminine)

 
ма́ленький / ма́ленькая
small
má-lyen-kij / má-lyen-ka-ya
 
 
Different genders: маленький: small (masc.), маленькая: small (fem.)

 
дли́нный
long
dlín-nyj
 

 
коро́ткий
short
ka-rót-kij
 

 
кру́глый
round
krú-glyj
 

 
квадра́тный
square
kva-drát-nyj
 











 

 

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