How to form simple sentences in Russian

How to form simple sentences in Russian

You want to learn how to form simple sentences in Russian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Russian lessons complete with useful examples. The house is big, the book is old... we make forming simple Russian sentences easy.

Simple Russian sentences

In the present tense, where an English sentence would use the verb 'to be', a typical sentence in Russian does not use a verb at all. Just the subject and the attribute are used without a verb.


Diévočka simpatíčnaya.
The girl is pretty.
Diévočka lenívaya.
The girl is lazy.
Diévočka úmnaya.
The girl is smart.
Diévočka máleŋkaya.
The girl is small.
Diévočka sílnaya.
The girl is strong.
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Russian is one of the six official languages of the United Nations. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Russian would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Russian

Learn to get by in Russian with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Russian greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Idiót sniég.
It is snowing.
It is foggy.
It is sunny.
Pogóda qaróšaya.
It is nice.
Basic words and phrases in Russian
Добрый вечер!
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Step 10 : Simple sentences in Russian

You've already learned so much in steps 1 to 9 and we'd like to help you learn even more with this bonus step. Learn the phrases Это книга, Это стул and Это дверь (This is a book, This is a chair, This is a door). Then learn the phrases Дверь большая and Дверь маленькая (The door is big, The door is small). And then learn the phrases Двери большие and Двери маленькие (The doors are big, The doors are small). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about simple Russian sentences including useful examples. Take everything you have learned so far and then teach yourself just a few new words each week. In this way, you'll soon be able to say 100's, if not 1000's of short phrases in Russian. Give it a try yourself!

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