Here is some Russian language you’d never find in a dictionary
ЧЁ – a colloquial version of ЧТО (what?), which is used everywhere by everyone, who is just too lazy to pronounce the word correctly and wants to shorten it.
БЛИН – when said emotionally as a reaction to something bad, means “Damn it”, and not a pancake!
ПРИКОЛЬНО – synonym to ХОРОШО and ИНТЕРЕСНО that is mostly used by young people.
ОФИГЕТЬ – the word shows surprise, usually positive, could be translated into English as “Oh my God”, but it has nothing to do with God and sounds ruder.
ТУСИТЬ – that’s a nice word for people, who like parties, it means “To hang out”, “To party”.Here are some examples of how you can use these words
And some advice on when and where you should use the Russian slang
- Чё ты хочешь? Отвали от меня! – What do you want? Fuc* off!
- Блин! Я уронила телефон в унитаз! – Damn it! I dropped the phone into the toilet bowl!
- Он прикольно танцует. Хочу с ним познакомиться. – He dances quite well. I want to get to know him.
- Офигеть! Посмотри на его селфи! Просто супер! – Wow! Look at his selfie! It’s just great!
- Я тусила всю ночь. Спать хочу ужасно! – I partied all night. I really want to sleep!
- Don’t use it with elderly people, better with young people
- Use it with people you know quite well, otherwise, you’ll sound too informal
- Try to sound natural when you are saying these words. Russians will definitely be surprised to hear such colloquial vocab from a foreigner, so just be confident and cool;)
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