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Clothing in Russian

Today’s free lesson will teach you some basic words for clothing in Russian. Listen to the pronunciation of the Russian words and practice saying them aloud until you feel confident.

With these Russian clothing words under your belt (so to speak!) you'll be able to describe what someone is wearing, or what you're looking for when shopping for clothes in Russia.

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Pronouncing clothing in Russian

Одежда (adezhda) means “clothes or garments” in general, and the following short list of essential items will give you shopping power when it comes to asking for what you want.

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одежда

adezhda

Clothes or Garments

Нижнее бельë

Neezhnee bil’yo

Underwear

Рубашка

Rubashka

The shirt

Майка

Maika

Singlet

Носки

Naskee

The socks

Туфли

Toofli

The shoes

Брюки

Bryooki

The trousers

Платье

Plat’e

The dress

Колготки

Kalgotki

Hosiery, tights

Мужское нижнее бельë

Muzhskoe neezhnee bil’yo

Men's underwear

Купальник

Kupal’nik

Swim suit

Детские носки

Detskii naskee

Children's socks

Сандалии

Sandalee

Sandals

Сланцы

Slantsy

Flip-flops

Юбка

Yoopka

skirt

шорты

shorty

shorts

That's it for today.

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