If you suddenly appeared in Russia, this few useful words and must-know phrases will be extremely helpful for you to get rid of any situation during your travel. So, let’s go or ‘Поехали!’
Привет – [Privet] – Hi
Как дела? – [Kak dela] – How are you?
Хорошо – [Khorosho] – Good, Very well
Пиво – [Pivo] – Beer
Давай – [Davai] – Let’s go! or Give me the thing
Спасибо – [Spasibo] – Thank you
Пожалуйста – [Pazhaluysta] – Please or You’re welcome
Где туалет? – [Gde tualet?] – Where is the toilet?
До свидания – [Do svidaniya] – Goodbye
Я заблудился – [Ya zabludilsya] – I got lost
The basic and useful greetings, but never use it for greeting custom officers and police!
If you read this – than you already met someone. Just ask how they’re doing!
Probably, they told you [Khorosho] that means good! And if they offered you vodka you will guess it easilly. But what if not??
That’s right! If not vodka it will be beer for shure. But never mix it. Otherwise see the last phrase.
That’s you have to answer if you willing to show your respect and drink some beer with that person! Also instead of toast you could say every time Davai aka Cheers! Likewise useful to say bye-bye.
Be polite – give a thanks for the beer!
They probably said this word that means You are very welcomed!
Useful in 30 minutes since you’ve join their company.
Just a great word when you decide to escape the company. Do not use it if they don’t want to let you go. In this case use the previous one.
In case you were not strong enough and mixed vodka with beer. Than you’ve got lost. Use this phrase until you figure out of the situation.
All the best on the hard way across. Don’t drink too much and avoid of drinking with tattoed russians. Давай!
One Reply to “Top 10 must-know words and phrases when traveling in Russia”
I’d add я заблудилась for girls who always get lost (like me)!