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by Leam_nor
Aug 31st, 15, 15:48
Forum: Russian culture
Topic: Slavic languages
Replies: 2
Views: 3306

Re: Slavic languages

two great answers in a row :D :D :D :D :D :D
by Leam_nor
Aug 31st, 15, 15:45
Forum: Russian culture
Topic: the origin of Russian tea drinking
Replies: 2
Views: 3192

Re: the origin of Russian tea drinking

thanks
by Leam_nor
Aug 26th, 15, 16:52
Forum: Russian vocabulary
Topic: что ты хочешь? please correct the sentences
Replies: 3
Views: 2155

Re: please correct the sentences

thanks for the answers and the corrections
by Leam_nor
Aug 11th, 15, 14:02
Forum: Russian vocabulary
Topic: что ты хочешь? please correct the sentences
Replies: 3
Views: 2155

что ты хочешь? please correct the sentences

Привет!

Could you please tell me if all of these phrases are correct:

- что ты хочешь?
- какая ручка ты хочешь?
- какой карандаш ты хочешь?
- что упражнение ты делаешь?

Что is neuter, right?

Many thanks!
by Leam_nor
Jul 27th, 15, 16:19
Forum: Russian culture
Topic: Slavic languages
Replies: 2
Views: 3306

Slavic languages

Hello, As a Russian learner I got curious to know what other languages could I learn in the future based on my knowledge of Russian. What Slavic languages are the closest to Russian? Do Russian people understand the Ukranian language easily? Is the cyrillic alphabet the same for all the Slavic langu...
by Leam_nor
Jul 10th, 15, 14:58
Forum: Russian culture
Topic: the profession of тамада
Replies: 2
Views: 3523

Re: the profession of тамада

thanks!!!!!! good advice: "except in a funeral..." ;D
by Leam_nor
Jun 9th, 15, 19:12
Forum: Russian culture
Topic: the profession of тамада
Replies: 2
Views: 3523

the profession of тамада

Привет! I've been asking about Russian weddings and it seems that someone called тамада is present at every wedding and their job is to entertain the guests, like an animator. I wonder what is expected from such an animator at a wedding? telling jokes, singing, etc? do they earn much money? do peopl...
by Leam_nor
May 13th, 15, 22:28
Forum: Russian culture
Topic: the origin of Russian tea drinking
Replies: 2
Views: 3192

the origin of Russian tea drinking

Привет всем! This time my question is about tea :) I've read that Russians love drinking tea. There is even a word for that: чаепитие. What is the origin of this tradition? I guess that in the ancient Russia there was no tea import, so what other drink was popular back then? I've tried searching for...
by Leam_nor
May 4th, 15, 22:13
Forum: Russian vocabulary
Topic: what is дурной / дурно
Replies: 1
Views: 1105

Re: what is дурной / дурно

AlexD wrote:Hello!

"вам дурно?" means "Are you sick?"

"валять дурака" is idiomatic expression. It means to do silly things.


thanks! ;D
by Leam_nor
Apr 30th, 15, 21:18
Forum: Russian vocabulary
Topic: what is дурной / дурно
Replies: 1
Views: 1105

what is дурной / дурно

Привет всем!

I came across the following phrase: вам дурно? and I'm not sure how to translate it because дурак / дура mean "a fool" and from the context I guess that it's not about that :)
By the way, what is валять? from валять дурака

Спасибо!

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