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To drinking!

by Natalia Kulikova


Posted on April 19, 2013 at 12:00 AM.



Some Russian lessons are usually given by Russians who are too drunk to teach to English speakers who are too drunk to learn. We decided to fix this, and ended up with this episode: a sober explanation of drinking in Russian.


на здоровье [nah zdah-ROH-vyeh] — you're welcome
спасибо [spah-SEE-bah] — thank you

давай, давайте [dah-VAI, da-VAI-tye] — let's
за здоровье [zah zdah-ROH-vyeh] — to health!
за встречу [zah VSTRYEH-choo] — to the meeting!
за тебя [zah tyeh-BYAH] — to you!
за нас [zah nahs] — to us!
за друзей [zah droo-ZYEY] — to friends!
за женщин [zah ZHEHN-scheen] — to women!


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