RUSSIAN
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FIRST MEETINGS
Say hello to your child



You have been waiting for this moment: you are about to meet your child for the first time. You don't speak the same language, but a few words in Russian from you will be very useful: you'll show that you care and maybe you'll get a first smile in exchange.













 
PHRASE
PRONUNCIATION

 
приве́т
hi, hello
pri-vyét
 

 
Я твоя́ ма́ма
I'm your mom
ya tva-yá má-ma
 

 
Я твой па́па
I'm your dad
ya tvoj pá-pa
 

 
Мы твои́ роди́тели
We're your parents
my tvaí ra-dí-tye-li
 

 
Как тебя́ зову́т?
What's your name?
kak tye-byá za-vút?
 

 
Меня́ зову́т...
My name is...
mye-nyá za-vút...
 

 
Ско́лько тебе́ лет?
How old are you?
skól-ka tye-byé lyet?
 

 
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Мы ра́ды тебя́ ви́деть
We're happy/glad to see you
my rá-dy tye-byá ví-dyet
 

 
Ты хоро́ший ма́льчик
You're a good boy
ty ha-ró-shyj mál-chik
 

 
Ты хоро́шая де́вочка
You're a good girl
ty ha-ró-sha-ya dyé-vach-ka
 

 
Мы хоро́шая семья́
We're a good family
my ha-ró-sha-ya syem-yá
 

 
Хо́чешь жить с на́ми?
Do you want to live with us?
hó-chyesh zhit' s ná-mi
 

 
Мы бу́дем тебя́ люби́ть
We will love you
my bú-dyem tye-byá lyu-bít
 

 
Э́то пода́рок для тебя́
This is a present for you
é-ta pa-dá-rak dlya tye-byá
 

 
Тебе́ нра́вится?
Do you like it?
tye-byé nrá-vit-sa?
 

 
ADDITIONAL VOCABULARY


 More basic Russian related to this topic:


 

 4 ESSENTIAL WORDS
 
WORD
PRONUNCIATION

 
да
yes
da
 

 
нет
no
nyet
 

 
приве́т
hi, hello
pri-vyét
 

 
пока́
bye, see you
pa-ká
 







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