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велик

Russian Russia

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

(n.) It means "bicycle".

"Мне нужно срочно купить велик."

"I urgently need to buy a bicycle."





#церковьзасестер*

* #ChurchIsForTheSisters

Russian Russia

Hashtag USED On Occasion BY Everyone

A hashtag created by two Russian girls to draw the church's attention to the case of Hachaturyan sisters, who are at risk of imprisonment after the planned murder of their own father. For a long time, the Hachaturyan sisters were subjected to domestic violence and coercion into sexual acts by their father.

"Церковь должна быть на стороне жертв. #церковьзасестер"

"The church must be on the side of the victims. #ChurchIsForTheSisters"





Сколько лет, сколько зим*

* how many years, how many winters

Russian Russia

Expression USED Frequently BY Most People

It is used for telling somebody that you have not seen each other for a long time.

"Привет! Сколько лет, сколько зим!"

"Hi! How many years, how many winters."





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привет

Russian Russia

Standard Phrase USED Very frequently BY Most People

It means “hi” or “hello”.

"Привет! Как дела?"

"Hi! How are you?"





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тук-тук

Russian Russia

Sound USED Frequently BY Most People

Sound made when knocking on a door.

«Тук-тук, можно войти?»

“Knock knock, may I come in?”





#янехотелаумирать*

* #IDidn'tWantToDie

Russian Russia

Hashtag USED Frequently BY Everyone

A hashtag created by two Russian influencers, Alena Popova and Sasha Mitroshina, to raise awareness about the problem of domestic violence.

"Жертвы должны быть услышаны! #янехотелаумирать"

"Victims must be heard! #IDidn'tWantToDie"


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Рашка

Russian Russia

Slang USED Very frequently BY Everyone

It is a slang name of Russia.

"Кто хочет поехать в Рашку? Там много уникальных мест."

"Who wants to go to Russia? There are many unique places."


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Я/МЫ*

* I/WE

Russian Russia

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

Initially used in 2019 to condemn the unfair detention of a correspondent of the newspaper "Meduza", Ivan Golunov. It became a symbol of solidarity and a meme.

Note: On the posters "I" and "We" are intertwined.

"Я/МЫ - это вся страна."

"I/We are the whole country."


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жиза

Russian Russia

Slang USED Frequently BY Everyone

A situation that the speaker has personally encountered.

"Да ладно тебе, это же жиза!"

"Come on, this is life!"


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инфасотка

Russian Russia

Slang USED Frequently BY Everyone

Accurate information. It shows that a person is one hundred percent sure of something.

"Он с ней встречается - инфасотка."

"He's dating her. I'm sure about it."


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кек

Russian Russia

Slang USED Frequently BY Everyone

It is used to express a grin, often ironic. Equivalent to the English 'LOL' and 'kek'.

"Я сегодня поскользнулся! Кек."

"I slipped today! LOL."


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Ехать зайцем*

* to travel as a rabbit

Russian Russia

Idiom USED Frequently BY Everyone

To go by bus/train without paying for a ticket.

"Он был оштрафован, за то что ехал в автобусе зайцем."

"He was fined for travelling as a rabbit."


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Мем

Russian Russia

Slang USED Very frequently BY Teens

(n.) Direct translation of the English word "meme".

"Я смотрю мем сейчас."

"I am looking at a meme right now."


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телега

Russian Russia

Slang USED Very frequently BY Everyone

It is a slang name of the application Telegram.

"Я отправил тебе кое-что в телеге, проверь."

"I sent you something on Telegram, check it out."


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ничего себе!

Russian Russia

Expression USED Very frequently BY Everyone

It is an expression used to show amazement or wonderment.

"Я открыла дверь комнаты и увидела муж, обнимающий другую женщину у меня перед глазами!" "Ничего себе!"

"I opened the door and saw my husband hugging another woman in front of my eyes!" "Wow!"