Phrasebook

en Small Talk 3   »   ru Лёгкая беседа 3

22 [twenty-two]

Small Talk 3

Small Talk 3

22 [двадцать два]

22 [dvadtsatʹ dva]

Лёгкая беседа 3

[Lëgkaya beseda 3]

Choose how you want to see the translation:   
English (UK) Russian Play More
Do you smoke? Вы-курит-? В_ к______ В- к-р-т-? ---------- Вы курите? 0
Vy---ri--? V_ k______ V- k-r-t-? ---------- Vy kurite?
I used to. Р-нь-- да. Р_____ д__ Р-н-ш- д-. ---------- Раньше да. 0
R-n---- --. R______ d__ R-n-s-e d-. ----------- Ranʹshe da.
But I don’t smoke anymore. Н- -еп-р- я-б--ьш---е-к-рю. Н_ т_____ я б_____ н_ к____ Н- т-п-р- я б-л-ш- н- к-р-. --------------------------- Но теперь я больше не курю. 0
No -e-----ya -o-ʹsh- ne k-ry-. N_ t_____ y_ b______ n_ k_____ N- t-p-r- y- b-l-s-e n- k-r-u- ------------------------------ No teperʹ ya bolʹshe ne kuryu.
Does it disturb you if I smoke? В--не---зр-жает-- е----я--ак-р-? В_ н_ в__________ е___ я з______ В- н- в-з-а-а-т-, е-л- я з-к-р-? -------------------------------- Вы не возражаете, если я закурю? 0
Vy--e v--r-zh-yet---yes------zak-r--? V_ n_ v____________ y____ y_ z_______ V- n- v-z-a-h-y-t-, y-s-i y- z-k-r-u- ------------------------------------- Vy ne vozrazhayete, yesli ya zakuryu?
No, absolutely not. А-солю-но-не-. А________ н___ А-с-л-т-о н-т- -------------- Абсолютно нет. 0
A-so-yut---ne-. A_________ n___ A-s-l-u-n- n-t- --------------- Absolyutno net.
It doesn’t disturb me. Мне --о не ---еш-ет. М__ э__ н_ п________ М-е э-о н- п-м-ш-е-. -------------------- Мне это не помешает. 0
Mne--to ne--o--s--y--. M__ e__ n_ p__________ M-e e-o n- p-m-s-a-e-. ---------------------- Mne eto ne pomeshayet.
Will you drink something? В---то------- -----? В_ ч_________ п_____ В- ч-о-н-б-д- п-ё-е- -------------------- Вы что-нибудь пьёте? 0
V- -------b--- p-y-t-? V_ c__________ p______ V- c-t---i-u-ʹ p-y-t-? ---------------------- Vy chto-nibudʹ pʹyëte?
A brandy? К---як? К______ К-н-я-? ------- Коньяк? 0
K-n--ak? K_______ K-n-y-k- -------- Konʹyak?
No, preferably a beer. Нет,-л-чш- -и-о. Н___ л____ п____ Н-т- л-ч-е п-в-. ---------------- Нет, лучше пиво. 0
Ne----uch-h- pi-o. N___ l______ p____ N-t- l-c-s-e p-v-. ------------------ Net, luchshe pivo.
Do you travel a lot? Вы---о-о -уте-е-т--е-е? В_ м____ п_____________ В- м-о-о п-т-ш-с-в-е-е- ----------------------- Вы много путешествуете? 0
Vy-m--g- p-----est-u-et-? V_ m____ p_______________ V- m-o-o p-t-s-e-t-u-e-e- ------------------------- Vy mnogo puteshestvuyete?
Yes, mostly on business trips. Да,-- бо-ь----т-е-с-уч--в -т- д--ов-е п-е-д-и. Д__ в б__________ с______ э__ д______ п_______ Д-, в б-л-ш-н-т-е с-у-а-в э-о д-л-в-е п-е-д-и- ---------------------------------------------- Да, в большинстве случаев это деловые поездки. 0
D-- - -olʹs-i--tv---lu---y-- e-o -elov-y----y-zdk-. D__ v b___________ s________ e__ d_______ p________ D-, v b-l-s-i-s-v- s-u-h-y-v e-o d-l-v-y- p-y-z-k-. --------------------------------------------------- Da, v bolʹshinstve sluchayev eto delovyye poyezdki.
But now we’re on holiday. Но------- м- зде-ь-в-от---ке. Н_ с_____ м_ з____ в о_______ Н- с-й-а- м- з-е-ь в о-п-с-е- ----------------------------- Но сейчас мы здесь в отпуске. 0
N- se---as -y--desʹ-v------k-. N_ s______ m_ z____ v o_______ N- s-y-h-s m- z-e-ʹ v o-p-s-e- ------------------------------ No seychas my zdesʹ v otpuske.
It’s so hot! К-кая --ра! К____ ж____ К-к-я ж-р-! ----------- Какая жара! 0
K-ka-a-zh-ra! K_____ z_____ K-k-y- z-a-a- ------------- Kakaya zhara!
Yes, today it’s really hot. Да- сего-н----й-----е-ь-о жарк-. Д__ с______ д____________ ж_____ Д-, с-г-д-я д-й-т-и-е-ь-о ж-р-о- -------------------------------- Да, сегодня действительно жарко. 0
D---se---ny----ys-vi-e-ʹn---h--k-. D__ s_______ d____________ z______ D-, s-g-d-y- d-y-t-i-e-ʹ-o z-a-k-. ---------------------------------- Da, segodnya deystvitelʹno zharko.
Let’s go to the balcony. Пой--- -а-ба-ко-. П_____ н_ б______ П-й-ё- н- б-л-о-. ----------------- Пойдём на балкон. 0
Po---m n- balk--. P_____ n_ b______ P-y-ë- n- b-l-o-. ----------------- Poydëm na balkon.
There’s a party here tomorrow. Зав-р- ------бу--т в----и---. З_____ з____ б____ в_________ З-в-р- з-е-ь б-д-т в-ч-р-н-а- ----------------------------- Завтра здесь будет вечеринка. 0
Z---r- z--sʹ-b--et v----rin--. Z_____ z____ b____ v__________ Z-v-r- z-e-ʹ b-d-t v-c-e-i-k-. ------------------------------ Zavtra zdesʹ budet vecherinka.
Are you also coming? Вы т-же --и--т-? В_ т___ п_______ В- т-ж- п-и-ё-е- ---------------- Вы тоже придёте? 0
Vy--o-he -ri----? V_ t____ p_______ V- t-z-e p-i-ë-e- ----------------- Vy tozhe pridëte?
Yes, we’ve also been invited. Д-- -ас -о------гла-ил-. Д__ н__ т___ п__________ Д-, н-с т-ж- п-и-л-с-л-. ------------------------ Да, нас тоже пригласили. 0
D-, na- to-he-p-i-la----. D__ n__ t____ p__________ D-, n-s t-z-e p-i-l-s-l-. ------------------------- Da, nas tozhe priglasili.

Language and writing

Each language is used for communication between people. When we speak, we express what we are thinking and feeling. In doing so, we don't always stick to the rules of our language. We use our own language, our vernacular. It's different in written language. Here, all the rules of our language are displayed. Writing is what enables a language to become a real language. It makes language visible. Through writing, thousands of years' worth of knowledge is passed on. This is why writing is the foundation of every sophisticated culture. The first form of writing was invented more than 5,000 years ago. It was the cuneiform writing of the Sumerians. It was carved into slabs of clay. This cuneiform was used for three hundred years. The hieroglyphics of the ancient Egyptians existed for about as long. Countless scientists have devoted their studies to it. Hieroglyphics represent a relatively complicated writing system. However, it was probably invented for a very simple reason. The Egypt of that time was a vast kingdom with many inhabitants. Everyday life and above all the economic system needed to be organized. Taxes and accounting needed to be efficiently managed. For this, the ancient Egyptians developed their graphic characters. Alphabetic writing systems, on the other hand, go back to the Sumerians. Each writing system reveals a great deal about the people who use it. Furthermore, each country shows its own characteristics through its writing. Unfortunately, the art of handwriting is disappearing. Modern technology makes it almost superfluous. So: Don't just speak, keep writing too!
Did you know?
Kannada is a member of the Dravidian language family. These languages are primarily spoken in southern India. Kannada is not related to the Indo-Aryan languages of northern India. Approximately 40 million people speak Kannada as their native language. It is recognized as one of the 22 national languages of India. Kannada is an agglutinating language. That means that grammatical functions are expressed by affixes. The language is divided into four regional dialect groups. The dialect indicates where the speakers come from. Additionally, their social class can also be identified based on their language. Spoken and written Kannada differ from one another. Like many other Indian languages, Kannada has its own writing system. It is a hybrid of alphabet and syllabic writing. It consists of many round symbols, which is typical for southern Indian writing systems. And it is really a lot of fun to learn these beautiful letters.