Looking for a Russian teacher?

Navigation
Word in focus

чувак  [choo-VAK] (masculine noun) – dude, man, guy

А кто этот чувак? Ты его раньше здесь видел? = Who is that guy? Have you seen him here before?

У тебя что, чувак, совсем крыша поехала? =  Dude, are you nuts?

« скачки - horse races (6th July 2011) | Main | красноречивый - silver-tongued (4th July 2011) »
Tuesday
Jul052011

осьминог - octopus (5th July 2011)

осьминог [as'-mi-NOK] (masculine noun) – an octopus

Осьминог выпустил чернильное облако. = The octopus released an ink cloud.

 

"Осьминог" comes from "восемь" = eight (reduced to "осьм"), and "нога" = a leg.

 

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>