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Cities and villages

In this episode or Ruspod Shorts: is Russia a rural country or not? How do you say "a city" or "a village", and what is the Russian word for something that is not a proper town, but is definitely not a village either?


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Vocabulary

город
[GOH-rud]

a city

пригород
[PREE-guh-rud]

suburbs

деревня
[dyeh-RYEH-vnyah]

a village

село
[syeh-LOH]

a village

посёлок
[pah-SYOH-luk]

a small town or a village