Lesson Vocabulary

Introducing People

This page reviews Russian vocabulary words and phrases as used in Lesson 3.

New Phrases

Давайте познакомимся!                       Let me intoduce myself. (literally: Let's meet)
Познакомься. Это...         I’d like you to meet someone. This is…(informal)
Literally: Meet. This is...
Познакомьтесь. Это...              I’d like you to meet someone. This is…(formal or plural)
Как тебя зовут? What’s your name? (informal)
Как вас зовут? What’s your name? (formal, polite)
Меня зовут [your name]. My name is [your name].
Я [your name].   I’m [your name].
А как Вас зовут?           And what’s your name? (formal) Literally: And how you called?
А как тебя зовут? And what’s your name? (informal)
Меня зовут Катя. Как вас зовут?            My name is Katya. What’s your name?
Давайте познакомимся! Меня зовут...       Let’s meet each other. My name is…
Можно с вами познакомиться?            May I get acquainted with you?
Очень приятно.         Very pleasant.
Приятно познакомиться.                Nice to meet you.

New Words

чей, чья, чьё, чьи whose
мой, моя, мои       my/mine
и and
младший younger
брат brother
очень very
похож, похожий similar
подруга girlfriend
соседка neighbor (female)
ваш, ваша, ваши          your/yours
новый new
ребята guys
друг friend
учитель teacher
сестра sister
книга book
старший older
студент student
семья family
большой big
мама mother
папа father
бабушка grandmother
дедушка grandfather
жена wife
симпатичный cute
муж husband
рядом near
ребёнок child
его his
её her
их their
машина car
компьютер computer
стол table
стул chair
дерево tree
человек man, person
люди people
сын son
дочь daughter
доктор doctor
дети children


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