14 Russian Greetings and Small Talk for Beginners

Привет, друзья! Hi friends! In this lesson, we're going to learn Top-14 Russian Greetings and useful phrases for small talk. Let's go! Поехали! 

1. Hello (formal) – Здравствуйте (ZDRAstvuyt’e)

2. Hi (informal) – Привет (priV’ET)

3. Good morning. – Доброе утро. (dObraye Utra)

4. Good afternoon. – Добрый день. (dObriy den’)

5. Good evening. – Добрый вечер. (dObriy V’Echir)

6. How are you? – Как дела? (kak deeLAH?)

7. I’m fine, thank you. – Хорошо, спасибо. (haraSHO, spaSIba)

8. I’m OK, thank you. – Неплохо, спасибо. (neePLOha, spaSIba)

9. What’s your (formal/informal) name? – Как вас/тебя зовут? (kak vas/teeB’A zaVUT?)

10. My name is... – Меня зовут... (meeN’A zaVUT...)

11. It’s nice to meet you. – Приятно познакомиться. (priYATna paznaKOmitsa)

12. Goodbye. – До свидания. (da sveeDAniya)

13. Good night. – Спокойной ночи. (Spakoinai  NOchi)

14. Until next time – До встречи! (da VSTREchi)

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