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Degrees of friendship

Who do you call your friends? Somebody you can hang out with, or somebody you can depend upon in a tough situation, or somebody who can literally take a bullet for you? These all seem to be different categories of friends, don't they? In this episode of Ruspod Shorts, learn a whole bunch of Russian words for different degrees of friendship.


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Vocabulary

фрэнд
[frehnd]

a friend in social networks

фоловер
[fah-LOH-vyehr]

a follower on Twitter

знакомый
[znah-KOH-myi]

an acquaintance

товарищ
[tah-VAH-reesch]

a comrade

мужчина
[moozh-SCHEE-nah]

a man

женщина
[ZHEHN-schee-nah]

a woman

девушка
[DYEH-voosh-kah]

a girl

друг
[drook]

a close friend

подруга
[pah-droo-gah]

a female friend