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I love you in Russian

Are you ready for the ultimate dating lesson? Listen to the audio and learn how to say “I love you” in Russian, along with other very important Russian phrases – after all, you should be able to express your love and feelings in every language!

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Pronouncing "I love you" in Russian

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Я люблю тебя

Ya liublyoo tibya

I love you

Hopefully their reply will be…

Я тоже тебя люблю

Ya tozhe tibya liublyoo

I love you, too

What do you do when you meet someone and you realize that you are falling in love? Here are some phrases you might want to use…

Ты мне нравишься

Ty mne nravishsa

I like you

Ты мне очень нравишься

Ty mne ochin’ nravishsa

I like you a lot

Я тебя очень сильно люблю

Ya tibya ochin’ sil’na liublyoo

I love you a lot

Я люблю тебя больше всего на свете

Ya liublyoo tibya bol’she fsivo na sveti

I love you more than anything.

Whether you're dating in Russia or just making some friendly conversation, you never know when you might need to use these…

Всë в порядке?

Fsio f paryatke?

Everything alright?

Я хочу…

Ya hachoo…

I would like to…/ I want

С удовольствием

S udavol’stviem

I would love to / With pleasure




Ты хочешь...?

Ty hochesh…?

Would you like…?

Вы хотите...?

Vy hateeti...?

Would you like…?(plural)

Очень хорошо

Ochin’ kharasho

Very nice

Мне это очень нравится

Mne eta ochin’ nravitsa

I like that very much

Мне это не нравится

Mne eta ni nravitsa

I don't like that

Это смешно

Eta smishno

That's fun

Это не смешно

Eta ni smishno

That's no fun



You're welcome / Please

You can ask someone out for a date by using one of the following phrases…

Ты хочешь пойти куда-нибудь со мной?

Ty hochish paitee kuda-nibut’ sa mnoi?

Would you like to go out with me?

Я хочу побыть с тобой ещë

Ya hochoo pabyt’ s toboi ishcho

I would like to spend more time with you

Я хочу пригласить тебя на ужин

Ya hachoo priglaseet’ tibya na oozhin

I would like to take you out for dinner

Пойдëм погуляем вместе?

Paidiom pagulyaim vmesti?

Shall we go for a little walk together?

If the date was successful you might want to say…

Это был прекрасный день

Eta byl prikrasnyi den’

That was a lovely day

Это был прекрасный вечер

Eta byl prikrasnyi vechir

That was a lovely evening

Some more useful phrases when dating the man or woman of your dreams…

Ты прекрасно выглядишь!

Ty prikrasna vygliadish!

You look great!

Ты такая милая!

Ty takaia meelaia

You are so sweet (to a woman)

Ты такой милый!

Ty takoi meelyi

You are so sweet (to a man)

Ты хочешь серьëзных отношений?

Ty hochish sir'oznyh atnashenii?

Do you want a serious relationship?

Я хочу быть с тобой

Ya hachoo byt’ s taboi

I want to be with you

Ты выйдешь за меня замуж?

Ty vyidesh za minya zamoosh?

Will you marry me?

Ты мужчина моей мечты

Ty mushchina maei michty

You are the man of my dreams

Ты женщина моей мечты

Ty zhenshchina maei michty

You are the woman of my dreams

Ты потрясающий!

Ty patrisaushchii!

You are incredible! (talking to a man)

Ты потрясающая!

Ty patrisaushchaya!

You are incredible! (talking to a woman)

If you are going out with someone who is not exactly what you were hoping for you could say…

Давай будем друзьями

Davai boodim druz’yami

I just want to be friends

Меня это не интересует

Minya eta ni intirisooit

I'm not interested

Отстань от меня

Atstan’ at minya

Leave me alone

Ты не в моëм вкусе

Ty ni v maiom fkoosi

You are not my type

Иди отсюда!

Idee otsyooda!

Go away!

That’s it for today’s lesson. I hope you enjoyed it.

До скорого! (da skorava)

Natalya Dubrov: Rocket Russian

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