RUSSIAN
for PARENTS

-Russian vocabulary specially
created for adoptive parents -




PLAYING
Are you having fun?



Children always want to play, so... let's play! The following words and phrases will help you explain when it's playing time and when it's time to go back home. You'll also learn to use phrases that you should know: "here you can't play" and "this is not a toy".













 
PHRASE
PRONUNCIATION

 
Дава́й игра́ть
Let's play
da-váj i-grát
 

 
Хо́чешь игра́ть?
Do you want to play?
hó-chyesh i-grát?
 

 
Сейча́с нельзя́ игра́ть
Now you can't play
syej-chás nyel-zyá i-grát
 

 
Па́па/ма́ма не мо́жет
игра́ть с тобо́й

Dad/mom can't play with you
pá-pa/má-ma nye mó-zhet
i-grát s ta-bój

 

 
Не лома́й игру́шки
Don't break the toys
nye la-máj i-grúsh-ki
 

 
Здесь нельзя́ игра́ть
Here you can't play
zdyes nyel-zyá i-grát
 

 
Э́то не игру́шка
This is not a toy
é-ta nye i-grúsh-ka
 

 
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Тебе́ ве́село?
Are you having fun?
tye-byé vyé-sye-la?
 

 
Тебе́ ску́чно?
Are you bored?
tye-byé skúch-na?
 

 
Хо́чешь пригласи́ть
дру́га/подру́гу?

Do you want to invite a friend?
hó-chyesh pri-gla-sít
drú-ga/pa-drú-gu?

 
*Different genders:
пригласить друга = invite a male friend,
пригласить подргург = invite a female friend

 
Пойдём игра́ть в парк
Let's go to the park to play
paj-dyóm i-grát f park
 

 
Осторо́жно! Э́то опа́сно
Be careful! This is dangerous
as-ta-rózh-na! é-ta a-pás-na
 

 
Ты уста́л? / Ты уста́ла?
Are you tired?
ty us-tál? / ty us-tá-la?
 
 
*Different genders: устал = tired (masculine), устала = tired (feminine)

 
Ещё пять мину́т и домо́й
Five minutes more and we go home
ye-schyó pyat mi-nút i da-mój
 

 
Пора́ домо́й
It's time to go home
pa-rá da-mój
 

 
ADDITIONAL VOCABULARY


 More basic Russian related to this topic:


 

 TOYS
 
WORD
PRONUNCIATION

 
ку́кла
doll, puppet
kú-kla
 

 
мяч
ball
myach
 

 
каче́ли
swings
ka-chyé-li
 

 
игру́шка
toy
i-grúsh-ka
 

 
видеои́гры
video games
vi-dye-o-í-gry
 














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