A brief list of useful Russian travel phrases
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These translations indicate how to say the word phonetically.

hello = PREE-VYET
goodbye = DO-SVI-DAN-YA
please =PO-ZHA-LU-EES-TA
thank you = SPAH-SEE-BAH
it is nice to meet you = PRI-YAT-NA SVAMI PO-ZNA-KO-MITSA
take me to my hotel = OT-VYE-ZI-TYE MEN-YA V GOS-TI-NIT-SU
where is the bathroom = GDEH TU-AH-LET
how much does this cost = SKOL-KO EH-TO STO-IT
help = PO-MO-GI-TE
doctor = DOK-TOR
police = MI-LI-TSI-YA
pharmacy = AP-TE-KA
taxi = TAXI
train = PO-EZD
subway = PI-RI-KHOD
bus = AF-TO-BU
street = U-LIT-SA
left = LE-VO
right = PRA-VO
middle = SRED-NA-YA
under = VNI-ZU
beef = GO-VYA-DI-NA
chicken = KU-RIT-SA
lamb = BA-RA-NI-NA
fish = RI-BA
sausage = KOL-BA-SA
veal = TEL-YA-TI-NA
ham = VET-CHIH-NA
broil = ZHAH-RIT
bake = PEHCH
boil = VA-RIT
fry = ZHA-RIT
vegetable = O-VOSH-CHI
salad = SA-LAT
bread = KH-LEB
cheese = SEER
rice = REES
potato = KAR-TOSH-KA
soup = SOUP
chocolate = SHO-KO-LAD
dessert = DYE-SERT
coffee = KO-FYE
tea = CHAI
milk = MO-LO-KO
beer = PEE-VO
purified water = MI-NE-RAL-NA-YA VA-DA


Last revision:  January 4, 2003
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