Learn Russian online: Happy birthday!

Happy birthday!

In this episode of Ruspod Shorts, learn everything about Russian birthdays: what to say, how to celebrate, when did the holiday become important, why pulling somebody by their ears is a good thing, and saying "Happy birthday" too early is bad — all that and a little more. 


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Vocabulary

день рождения
[dyen' rah-ZHDYEN'-yah]

birthday

C днем рождения!
[s dnyom rah-ZHDYEN'-yah]

Happy birthday!

подарок
[pah-DAH-rak]

present, gift

вот подарок
[voht pah-DAH-rak]

here's the present

поздравляю
[pah-zdrah-VLYAH-yooh]

congratulations

именины
[ee-meh-NEE-nyh]

name day

именинник
[ee-meh-NEEN-neek]

birthday boy