When introducing yourself in Russian, you might want to talk about where you’re from and which languages you speak. Russian names of countries and languages are quite different from English, so make sure to memorize at least those that are most important to you.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Russian“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Countries & Languages

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America

EnglishRussianRussian
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Pronunciation
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AmericaАмерикаAmerika
american languageамериканский языкamerikanskiĭ iazyk
in American (English)на американском английскомna amerikanskom angliĭskom
from Americaиз Америкиiz Ameriki
Americanамериканецamerikanets
americanамериканскийamerikanskiĭ

Austria

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
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AustriaАвстрияAvstriia
austrian languageавстрийский языкAvstriĭskiĭ iazyk
in Austrianна австрийскомna avstriĭskom
from Austriaиз Австрииiz Avstrii
Austrianавстриецavstriets
austrianавстрийскийavstriĭskiĭ

England

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
EnglandАнглияAngliia
english languageанглийский языкangliĭskiĭ iazyk
in Englishна английскомna angliĭskom
from Englandиз Англииiz Anglii
English / Englishmanангличанинanglichanin
englishанглийскийangliĭskiĭ

France

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
FranceФранцияFrantsiia
french languageфранцузский языкfrantsuzskiĭ iazyk
in Frenchна французскомna frantsuzskom
from Franceиз Францииiz Frantsii
French / Frenchmanфранцузfrantsuz
frenchфранцузскийfrantsuzskiĭ

Germany

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
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GermanyГерманияGermaniia
german languageнемецкий языкnemetskiĭ iazyk
in Germanна немецкомna nemetskom
from Germanyиз Германииiz Germanii
Germanнемецnemets
germanнемецкийnemetskiĭ

Italy

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
ItalyИталияItaliia
italian languageитальянский языкital'ianskiĭ iazyk
in Italianна итальянскомna ital'ianskom
from Italyиз Италииiz Italii
Italianитальянецital'ianets
italianитальянскийital'ianskiĭ

Poland

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
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PolandПольшаPol'sha
polish languageпольский языкpol'skiĭ iazyk
in Polishна польскомna pol'skom
from Polandиз Польшиiz Pol'shy
Polishполякpoliak
polishпольскийpol'skiĭ

Russia

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
RussiaРоссияRossiia
russian languageрусский языкrusskiĭ iazyk
in Russianна русскомna russkom
from Russiaиз Россииiz Rossii
Russianрусскийrusskiĭ
russianрусский / российскийrusskiĭ / rossiĭskiĭ

Spain

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
SpainИспанияIspaniia
spanish languageиспанский языкispanskiĭ iazyk
in Spanishна испанскомna ispanskom
from Spainиз Испанииiz Ispanii
Spanish / Spaniardиспанскийispanskiĭ
spanishиспанецispanets

Switzerland

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
SwitzerlandШвейцарияShveĭtsariia
swiss languageшвейцарский языкshveĭtsarskiĭ iazyk
in Swissна швейцарскомna shveĭtsarskom
from Switzerlandиз Швейцарииiz Shveĭtsarii
Swissшвейцарецshveĭtsarets
swissшвейцарскийshveĭtsarskiĭ
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