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plbm

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Teens

(in any case) • Internet slang abbreviation for "по-любому", meaning "in any case".

"Eu plbm nu înțeleg ce se întâmplă."

"In any case, I don't understand what's going on."

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Russian Russia

наставить рога

Expression USED On Occasion BY Older Generations

(v.) • (to put horns on [somebody]) • To cheat on someone. Depictions of a stag-horned cheated-on man are often in jokes and caricatures relating to cheating.

"Он убил свою жену за то, что она наставила ему рога."

"He has killed his wife because she put horns on him."

Russian Russia

Я/МЫ Тихий Океан

Expression USED On Occasion BY Everyone

(I/WE Pacific Ocean) • An expression that became popular on social media in October 2020 after the eco-disaster on Kamchatka in Russia on the Pacific coast.

"Тысячи животных погибли! Спасите Тихий океан! Я/МЫ Тихий Океан"

"Thousands of animals have died! Save the Pacific Ocean! I/WE Pacific Ocean"

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Russian Russia

хрущоба

Portmanteau USED On Occasion BY Everyone

(n.) • A contraction of the words "хрущёвка" and "трущеба". It is an unofficial name of type of low-cost apartment building which was developed in the USSR during the early 1960s, during the time of Nikita Khrushchev.

"Мда... живем в какой-то хрущобе. Жду не дождусь переезда."

"Hmm... we live in some kind of khrushcheba. I can't wait to move."

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Russian Russia

яжмать

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

(n.) • (I'm a mother) • A woman who demonstrates double standards in relation to her child in comparison with others, which often manifests itself, including in the form of justifying the child's bad actions.

"Эта яжмать никак не поймет, что её ребенок невоспитанный."

"This "I'm a mother" will never understand that her child is ill-mannered."

Russian Russia

омномном

Sound USED Frequently BY Everyone

The Russian sound for eating.

"Омномном... обожаю жареные картошки."

"Omnomnom... I love fried potatoes."

Confirmed by 3 people

Russian Russia

#церковьзасестер

Hashtag USED On Occasion BY Everyone

(#ChurchIsForTheSisters) • 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"

Russian Russia

#янехотелаумирать

Hashtag USED Frequently BY Everyone

(#IDidn'tWantToDie) • 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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Russian Russia

Я/МЫ

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

(I/WE) • 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.

"Я/МЫ - это вся страна."

"I/We are the whole country."

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Russian Various countries

#свободусестрамхачатурян

Hashtag USED Frequently BY Everyone

(#FreeHachaturyanSisters) • 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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Russian Various countries

ору

Slang USED Very frequently BY Everyone

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

"Классный анекдот, я просто ору."

"Cool joke, LOL."

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Russian Various countries

гыгыгыгыгы

Sound USED Very frequently BY Everyone

The Russian sound for sarcastic laughter.

"Этим ребятам не везется сегодня. Гыгыгыгыгы"

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

Confirmed by 3 people

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Russian Russia

жиза

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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Russian Russia

кек

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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Russian Russia

Мем

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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Russian Russia

велик

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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Russian Various countries

круто

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."

Russian Various countries

тачка

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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Russian Various countries

клёво

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(adj.) • It means cool.

"У тебя клёвая машина."

"You have a cool car."

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Russian Various countries

кхм

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."

Confirmed by 4 people