People & Professions in Russian

People & Professions in Russian 2017-07-03T14:29:02+00:00

Let’s talk about people, jobs and professions. These words and phrases will help you when talking about yourself and others, or when you’re planning to apply for a new job abroad.

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

People & Professions in Russian

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People

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Russian
(Stress)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
human (being) / person
человек
мужчина
cheloviek
muzhchina
cheloviek
muzhchina

people / humans
люди
liudi
liudi
woman
женщина
zhenshchina
zhenshchina
man
мужчина
muzhchina
muzhchina
child
ребёнок
rebionok
rebionok
girl
девушка
dievushka
dievushka
boy
парень
пацан
parien’
patsan
parien’
patsan

Professions

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Russian
(Stress)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
profession
профессия
profiessiya
profiessiya
employee / worker
рабочий
rabochiy
rabochiy
clerk / official
кассир
сотрудник
kassir
sotrudnik
kassir
sotrudnik

colleague
коллега
kollega
kollega
pensioner / retiree
пенсионер
pensionier
pensionier
unemployed person / jobseeker
безработный
biezrabotnyy
biezrabotnyy
doctor
врач
vrach
vrach
journalist
журналист
zhurnalist
zhurnalist
engineer
инженер
inzhenier
inzhinier
boss
начальник
nachal'nik
nachal'nik
director
директор
direktor
direktor
manager
менеджер
mienedzher
mienejer
secretary
секретарша
sekretarsha
sekretarsha
driver
водитель
voditiel’
voditiel’
farmer
фермер
fiermier
fiermer
baker
булочный
bulochnyy
bulochnyy
salesman (m), saleswoman (f)
продавец
торговлец
prodaviets
torgovliets
prodaviets
torgovlieths

nurse
медсестра
medsiestra
miedsiestra
policeman (m), policewoman (f)
полицейский, полицейская
милиционер, милиционерша
politseiskiy (m), politseiskaya (f)
militsionier (m), militsioniersha (f)
politseiskiy, politseiskaya
militsionier, militsioniersha

cook / chef
повар
povar
povar
teacher (m), female teacher (f)
учитель, учительница
uchitiel’ (m), uchitiel’nitsa (f)
uchitiel’, uchitiel’nitsa
shoemaker [Sg]
сапожник
sapozhnik
sapozhnik
shoemakers [Pl]
сапожники
sapozhniki
sapozhniki
watchmaker [Sg]
часовщик
chasovshchik
chasovshchik
watchmakers [Pl]
часовщики
chasovshchiki
chasovshchiki

Work & Application

EnglishRussianRussian
(Romanization)
Russian
(Stress)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
(to) work
работать
rabotat’
rabotat’
work / job
работа
rabota
rabota
workplace
рабочее место
rabochieye miesto
rabochieye miesto
employment / occupation
работа
rabota
rabota
office
контора
офис
бюро
kontora
ofis
biuro
kontora
ofis
biuro


factory
завод
фабрика
zavod
fabrika
zavod
fabrika

construction site
стройка
stroika
stroika
salary
зарплата
zarplata
zarplata
(to) earn
зарабатывать
заработать
zarabatyvat’
zarabotat’
zarabatyvat’
zarabotat’

(to) look for a job
искать работу
iskat’ rabotu
iskat’ rabotu
(to) find a job
найти работу
naiti rabotu
naiti rabotu
job interview
интервью
intervyu
intervyu
CV
резюме
reziume
reziume
education
образование
obrazovaniye
obrazovaniye
experience
опыт
opyt
opyt

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