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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."





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круто

Russian Various countries

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

Equivalent to the English "cool".

"Наконец-то купил себе велосипед." "О, круто."

"I finally bought myself a bicycle." "Wow, cool."





тачка

Russian Various countries

Slang USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(n.) Slang word for car.

"Чья это тачка вон там?"

"Whose car is that over there?"





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клёво

Russian Various countries

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(adj.) It means cool.

"У тебя клёвая машина."

"You have a cool car."





#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"





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кхм

Russian Various countries

Sound USED Very frequently BY Everyone

The Russian sound for coughing that someone makes to show various feelings, such as doubt, disapproval, embarrassment, or to attract attention.

"Кхм, кхм, кхм... помоги мне с багажами, пожалуйста."

"Ahem, ahem, ahem... help me with my luggage, please."


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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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#свободусестрамхачатурян*

* #FreeHachaturyanSisters

Russian Various countries

Hashtag USED Frequently BY Everyone

A hashtag created to support the 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.

"Нет оправдания насилию в семье! #свободусестрамхачатурян"

"There is no excuse for domestic violence! #FreeHachaturyanSisters"


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ору

Russian Various countries

Slang USED Very frequently BY Everyone

It reflects the highest degree of laughter. Equivalent to the English 'LOL' and 'kek'.

Note: Often used in the first person.

"Классный анекдот, я просто ору."

"Cool joke, LOL."


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гыгыгыгыгы

Russian Various countries

Sound USED Very frequently BY Everyone

The Russian sound for sarcastic laughter.

Note: It is used primarily on the Internet and in video games.

"Этим ребятам не везется сегодня. Гыгыгыгыгы"

"These guys are not lucky today. Ha ha ha"


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