Learn Russian online: Boys and men

Boys and men

Just like with women, there are different ways to address a man in Russian, ranging all the way from "a boy" to a specifically Russian concept of a muzhik. That and all in between in this episode of Ruspod Shorts!


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Vocabulary

Мальчик
[MAHL'-cheek]

a boy

Это мальчик!
[EH-tah MAHL'-cheek]

it's a boy

Мужик
[Moo-ZHYK]

a tough man

Настоящий
[Nah-stoh-YAH-scheey]

real

Парень
[PAH-rehn']

a guy or a boyfriend

Молодой человек
[Mah-lah-DOY cheh-loh-VEHK]

a young man or a boyfriend