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Russia: Survival Phrases

English Phrases Russian Phrases
Hi! privEt
Good morning! dObraye Utra!
Good evening! dObriy dEn/ vEcher (day/evening)!
Welcome! (to greet someone) dabrO pazhAlavat’ !
How are you? kak dela?
I’m fine, thanks! harashO! Spasiba!
And you? a u tibyA?
Good/ So-So. harashO/ tAk sibe?
Thank you (very much)! spasiba!
You’re welcome! (for “thank you”) pazhAlusta!
Hey! Friend! Ey, drug!
I missed you so much! Ya tak sil’no skuchAl/a (female) pa tibE
What’s new? Chto nOvava?
Nothing much NiplOha/ NichivO
Good night! spakOynay nOchi
See you later! da vstrEchi/ da svidAn’ya
Good bye! pakA/ da svidAn’ya
Asking for Help and Directions
I’m lost ya zabludils’a
Can I help you? Ya magU vam pamOch?
Can you help me? Vy mOzhite mne pamOch?
Where is the (bathroom/ pharmacy)? Gde nahOditsa (vAnnaya/ aptEka)?
Go straight! then turn left/ right! idite pryAmo, patOm nalEva/ naprAva
I’m looking for John. Ya ichU DzhOna
One moment please! MinUtu, pazhAlusta  .
Hold on please! (phone) PadazhdIte, pazhAlusta!
How much is this? SkOl’ka Eta stOit?
Excuse me …! (to ask for something) izvinite! / prastite
Excuse me! ( to pass by) izvinite!
Come with me! PaidyOmte sa mnOy!