There are tons of reasons to learn the days of the week in Russian, so today's your lucky day!
Perhaps you need to make a reservation. Maybe someone would like to arrange a meeting with you, or you need to explain when a regular event occurs. Once you know these seven Russian words, you'll be able to use them in countless ways.
To help you remember the days of the week, try using them in your daily life as often as possible – even if it's only in your head!
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The Russian word for 'day' is день and the word for 'week' is неделя. Let's listen to them here:
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The Russian week usually starts counting from Monday. Let's now hear how the days of the week sound in Russian:
You may have noticed that Russian days of the week are not capitalised like English. If some one asks you:
В какой день?
F kakoi den'?
On which day?
And you'd like to answer using "on a certain day," here's how you can respond:
That’s it for now. I hope you enjoyed the lesson.
If you want more lessons on Russian time then I recommend these ones!
До скорого! (da skorava)
Natalya Dubrov: Rocket Russian
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