Looking for a Russian teacher?

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?

« признательность - gratitude (8th August 2011) | Main | слизняк - a slug (6th August 2011) »

основать - to found (7th August 2011)

основать [a-sna-VAT'] (perfective verb) – to found

Пётр Великий основал город Санкт-Петербург. = Peter the Great founded the city of St. Petersburg.


"Основать" comes from "основа" = base.

Основатель = a founder.


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):
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>