The 4000 most common Words in 🇷🇺 Russian

что

(pron.)

what

быть

(verb)

to be

как

(adv.)

how

они

(pron.)

they

она

(pron.)

she, it

который

(pron.)

which

свой

(pron.)

one's own, my, his, her, its, our, your, their

весь

(pron.)

all, the whole, the whole of

так

(adv.)

like that, like this

мочь

(verb)

can, be able to

год

(noun)

year

человек

(noun)

person, human being, man

только

(adv.)

only, but

его

(pron.)

his

себя

(pron.)

myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves

время

(noun)

time

когда

(adv.)

when

еще

(adv.)

Alternative spelling of ещё

уже

(adv.)

already, carries the sense of the perfect continuous tenses in English.

сказать

(verb)

to say, to tell

мой

(pron.)

my, mine

наш

(pron.)

our, ours

говорить

(verb)

to speak, to talk

самый

(pron.)

the very, the selfsame, the very same

знать

(verb)

to know: to be familiar with or accustomed to a person, place, or thing

очень

(adv.)

very, really, much, very much

нет

(adv.)

not

кто

(pron.)

who

стать

(verb)

to stand in a certain location or near someone or something

день

(noun)

day, daytime

первый

(adj.)

first

даже

(adv.)

even

жизнь

(noun)

life

сам

(pron.)

self, -self

дело

(noun)

affair, matter, concern

новый

(adj.)

new

раз

(noun)

time

хотеть

(verb)

to want, to desire

какой

(pron.)

what, which, what kind of

там

(adv.)

there

много

(adv.)

much

работа

(noun)

work

иметь

(verb)

to have, to possess

после

(adv.)

later, afterwards

где

(adv.)

where

вопрос

(noun)

question

рука

(noun)

hand

город

(noun)

city, town

каждый

(pron.)

every, each

слово

(noun)

word, term

место

(noun)

place

ребенок

(noun)

Alternative spelling of ребёнок

просто

(adv.)

simply, plainly, just

более

(adv.)

more

друг

(noun)

close friend

большой

(adj.)

big, large, great

чем

(pron.)

instrumental of что

ваш

(pron.)

your, yours

сделать

(verb)

to make, to do

идти

(verb)

to go

здесь

(adv.)

here

делать

(verb)

to make, to do

сейчас

(adv.)

now

видеть

(verb)

to see

потом

(adv.)

afterwards, afterward, after that

ничто

(pron.)

nothing

мир

(noun)

peace

теперь

(adv.)

now, at present

несколько

(adv.)

somewhat, slightly, rather, some

думать

(verb)

to think

потому

(adv.)

therefore, because of that, consequently

случай

(noun)

case

сторона

(noun)

side, hand, party

хороший

(adj.)

good, nice, fine

тоже

(adv.)

also, too, as well, likewise

глаз

(noun)

eye

тогда

(adv.)

then

тут

(adv.)

here

дом

(noun)

house, building

страна

(noun)

country

сила

(noun)

strength

последний

(adj.)

last, latest, recent

работать

(verb)

to work

также

(adv.)

also, too, as well, likewise

лицо

(noun)

face

жить

(verb)

to live

часть

(noun)

part

женщина

(noun)

woman

система

(noun)

system

всегда

(adv.)

always

являться

(verb)

to report , to appear

вид

(noun)

look, looks, appearance, air

голова

(noun)

head

проблема

(noun)

problem

конец

(noun)

end

конечно

(adv.)

of course, certainly

смотреть

(verb)

to look, to gaze

пока

(adv.)

for the present, for the time being

отношение

(noun)

attitude

получить

(verb)

to receive, to get

дать

(verb)

to give

русский

(adj.)

Russian, related to Russian ethnicity, language, or culture

второй

(adj.)

second

именно

(adv.)

Used to emphasise, clarify or confirm the meaning or identity of the following word or what comes later and sometimes can be rather difficult to translate into English. Often translated with a word order involving "it was that", " is what", " is the one that" etc., otherwise "exactly", "precisely", "just", "specifically", etc. or not translated.

перед

(noun)

front, forepart

лишь

(adv.)

only, merely, just

образ

(noun)

shape, form

понять

(verb)

to understand, to comprehend, to see

деньги

(noun)

money

поэтому

(adv.)

therefore, that is why

почему

(adv.)

why?

понимать

(verb)

to understand, to comprehend, to see

однако

(adv.)

however, yet, still

хорошо

(adv.)

well, right

никто

(pron.)

nobody, no one, anybody, anyone

час

(noun)

hour, o'clock, time, time of day

начать

(verb)

to begin, to start, to commence

найти

(verb)

to find

считать

(verb)

to calculate

взять

(verb)

to take

земля

(noun)

earth

сегодня

(adv.)

today

вообще

(adv.)

generally, in general, usually

книга

(noun)

book

пойти

(verb)

to go

возможность

(noun)

opportunity, chance, potential

некоторый

(pron.)

some, certain

оказаться

(verb)

to turn out, to be found, to prove

прийти

(verb)

to come , to arrive

компания

(noun)

company

история

(noun)

history, story

любить

(verb)

to love, to like, to be fond of, to grow fond of )

высокий

(adj.)

tall

почти

(adv.)

almost, nearly

остаться

(verb)

to remain, to stay

твой

(pron.)

your, yours, thy, thine

результат

(noun)

effect, result, return, outcome

например

(adv.)

for example, for instance, e.g.

право

(noun)

right, claim

группа

(noun)

group

писать

(verb)

to write

сидеть

(verb)

to sit

путь

(noun)

way, path, road

машина

(noun)

car, motor vehicle

что-то

(pron.)

something

находиться

(verb)

to be found, to turn up

увидеть

(verb)

to see, to catch sight of, to notice

война

(noun)

war, warfare

казаться

(verb)

to seem, to appear, to look

стоять

(verb)

to stand

имя

(noun)

name, first name, Christian name, given name )

решить

(verb)

to solve, to settle

никогда

(adv.)

never, nevermore

стоить

(verb)

to cost

маленький

(adj.)

little, small

ответ

(noun)

answer, reply, response

вода

(noun)

water

решение

(noun)

decision, solution, answer

бог

(noun)

God

совсем

(adv.)

quite, entirely, totally

язык

(noun)

tongue

далеко

(adv.)

far, far off, far away

нужный

(adj.)

necessary, needed

давать

(verb)

to give

ответить

(verb)

to answer, to reply

полный

(adj.)

full, complete

российский

(adj.)

Russian

народ

(noun)

people

власть

(noun)

authority, authorities, power

сразу

(adv.)

at once, simultaneously

уровень

(noun)

level, standard, amount

выйти

(verb)

to exit, to go out

ночь

(noun)

night, nighttime

пора

(noun)

time

часто

(adv.)

frequently, often

спросить

(verb)

to ask, to inquire + person in genitive case)

развитие

(noun)

development, growth, progress

программа

(noun)

program/programme

начало

(noun)

beginning, commencement, onset, start

никакой

(pron.)

not any of possible variants, no, none, whatever, whatsoever, absolutely

оно

(pron.)

it

главный

(adj.)

chief, leading, main, principal, head, central

дверь

(noun)

door

вместе

(adv.)

together, coupled with, along with

момент

(noun)

moment

закон

(noun)

law

число

(noun)

number

цель

(noun)

goal, target, aim, end, object

принять

(verb)

to take

следующий

(adj.)

following

написать

(verb)

to write

отец

(noun)

father

правда

(noun)

truth

нога

(noun)

leg

старый

(adj.)

old

помощь

(noun)

help, assistance, aid

информация

(noun)

information

тысяча

(noun)

one thousand ruble banknote

подобный

(adj.)

similar

разный

(adj.)

different, diverse, unlike

общий

(adj.)

common

месяц

(noun)

month

пройти

(verb)

to pass, to go, to walk

минута

(noun)

minute

мало

(adv.)

little, few

процесс

(noun)

process

ситуация

(noun)

situation

смочь

(verb)

to be able, to manage

автор

(noun)

author

начинать

(verb)

to begin, to start

форма

(noun)

form, shape

голос

(noun)

voice

многий

(adj.)

much

собственный

(adj.)

one's own, peculiar, proper

мысль

(noun)

thought

свет

(noun)

light

качество

(noun)

quality

школа

(noun)

school

всякий

(pron.)

anybody, anyone, everybody, everyone

действие

(noun)

action, activity

мужчина

(noun)

man

область

(noun)

region, oblast, province

внимание

(noun)

attention

следовать

(verb)

to follow

использовать

(verb)

to use, to apply

дорога

(noun)

road

связь

(noun)

tie, relation, bond, contact

взгляд

(noun)

glance, look

условие

(noun)

condition

молодой

(adj.)

young

скоро

(adv.)

soon

снова

(adv.)

again, anew

любовь

(noun)

love

основной

(adj.)

basic, fundamental, main, primary, principal, cardinal

становиться

(verb)

to stand, to take a stand

важный

(adj.)

important

ждать

(verb)

to wait for

вдруг

(adv.)

suddenly, all of a sudden

игра

(noun)

game

читать

(verb)

to read

организация

(noun)

organization, arrangement

средство

(noun)

means, facility

существовать

(verb)

to exist, to be, to live

душа

(noun)

soul

пытаться

(verb)

to attempt, to try

тело

(noun)

body

посмотреть

(verb)

to look

общество

(noun)

society

жена

(noun)

wife

государство

(noun)

State

оставаться

(verb)

to remain, to stay

совершенно

(adv.)

perfectly

письмо

(noun)

letter

состояние

(noun)

state, status, condition

вечер

(noun)

evening

настоящий

(adj.)

present

назад

(adv.)

back, backward, backwards

смысл

(noun)

sense, meaning

мера

(noun)

A dry measure approximately equal to one pood of seeds, usually equated with the chetverik, standardized in 1902 as 26.239 liters.

семья

(noun)

family

простой

(adj.)

simple, ordinary

вещь

(noun)

thing, object

вернуться

(verb)

to return, to come back

затем

(adv.)

then, thereupon, after that

причина

(noun)

cause

утро

(noun)

morning

мать

(noun)

mother

рынок

(noun)

marketplace, market

действительно

(adv.)

really, actually, truly, indeed

происходить

(verb)

to take place, to happen, to occur

данный

(adj.)

given, present, this

девушка

(noun)

girl, lass

вести

(verb)

to lead, to preside over, to chair

сколько

(pron.)

how much, how many

тема

(noun)

theme, subject, topic

стол

(noun)

table

проект

(noun)

project

улица

(noun)

street

государственный

(adj.)

state

помнить

(verb)

to remember, to recollect, to think of, to keep in mind

называть

(verb)

to call, to name

точка

(noun)

period, dot, full stop

появиться

(verb)

to appear, to show up, to emerge

хотеться

(verb)

to want, to desire

белый

(adj.)

white

центр

(noun)

center, centre

опять

(adv.)

again

равный

(adj.)

equal

куда

(adv.)

where?

неделя

(noun)

week

идея

(noun)

idea, thought, notion

особенно

(adv.)

especially

прийтись

(verb)

to suit, to fit + dative, someone)

комната

(noun)

room

цена

(noun)

price, cost

наконец

(adv.)

at last, finally

известный

(adj.)

known, familiar

сын

(noun)

son

деятельность

(noun)

activity

узнать

(verb)

to recognize

играть

(verb)

to play

правило

(noun)

rule

советский

(adj.)

Soviet

лучший

(adj.)

superlative degree of хоро́ший :

движение

(noun)

movement, motion, stirring

заниматься

(verb)

to study, to learn

точно

(adv.)

exactly, precisely, accurately

огромный

(adj.)

huge, vast, enormous

мама

(noun)

mama, mummy, mommy, mum, mom

задача

(noun)

problem

великий

(adj.)

large, big

количество

(noun)

quantity, number, amount

чувство

(noun)

sense, feeling

иногда

(adv.)

sometimes, at times

слишком

(adv.)

too , too much

смерть

(noun)

death

достаточно

(adv.)

enough, sufficiently

лежать

(verb)

to lie

помочь

(verb)

to help

мнение

(noun)

opinion

труд

(noun)

work, labor/labour

третий

(adj.)

third

бывать

(verb)

to be

заметить

(verb)

to notice, to remark, to note, to observe

готовый

(adj.)

ready, prepared

быстро

(adv.)

fast, quickly, rapidly

черный

(adj.)

Alternative spelling of чёрный

сильный

(adj.)

strong, powerful

порядок

(noun)

order

чувствовать

(verb)

to feel

создать

(verb)

to create

пример

(noun)

example, instance

положение

(noun)

position, location

век

(noun)

century

продолжать

(verb)

to continue, to proceed , to go on

подумать

(verb)

to think , to have a think, to consider, to reflect, to ponder

муж

(noun)

husband

уйти

(verb)

to leave, to depart, to go

военный

(adj.)

war, military

речь

(noun)

speech, language

план

(noun)

plan , scheme

совет

(noun)

advice, counsel

политический

(adj.)

political

стена

(noun)

wall

представлять

(verb)

to present, to offer

слышать

(verb)

to hear

ходить

(verb)

to go, to walk

окно

(noun)

window

рядом

(adv.)

alongside, beside, side by side, nearby

прежде

(adv.)

previously, before, formerly

показать

(verb)

to show

опыт

(noun)

experience

тип

(noun)

type, model

отвечать

(verb)

to answer, to reply

интерес

(noun)

interest

современный

(adj.)

contemporary

плохой

(adj.)

bad

сердце

(noun)

heart

управление

(noun)

administration, direction

данные

(noun)

data, facts, information

наука

(noun)

science

сообщение

(noun)

report, communication, message

просить

(verb)

to ask for, to request, to pray, to beg

немного

(adv.)

a little, some

газета

(noun)

newspaper

интересный

(adj.)

interesting

живой

(adj.)

living, live, alive

поставить

(verb)

to put, to place, to set, to stand, to station

необходимый

(adj.)

indispensable

материал

(noun)

material, stuff

роль

(noun)

role, part