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Calendar

This episode of Ruspod Shorts deals with the calendar. How do we say "a year", "a month", "a week", and so on; why in the world do we celebrate the October revolution in November; what is the Old New Year — and a bunch of useful expressions to talk about time. All here.


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Vocabulary

календарь
[kah-lyen-DAHR']

calendar

год
[goht]

year

новый год
[NOH-vyi goht]

new year

старый новый год
[STAH-ryi NOH-vyi goht]

old new year

месяц
[MYEH-syats]

month

медовый месяц
[myeh-DOH-vyi MYEH-syats]

honeymoon

неделя
[nyeh-DYEH-lyah]

week

день
[dyen']

day

будний день
[BOOD-neey dyen']

workday

выходной
[vyh-hud-NOY]

a day off

выходные
[vyh-hud-NYH-yeh]

weekend