Russian Question Words

Being able to ask questions is a key part of learning a new language. The list below gives you an overview over the most important Russian question words and phrases so you can jump-start that part of your language learning. For even more words and examples, take a look at our learning resources for Russian at the end of the page.

whoкто (kto)
whereгде (gde)
whatчто (chto)
whyзачем (zachem)
howкак (kak)
whichкакой (kakoy)
whenкогда (kogda)
how much?сколько? (skol'ko?)
how many?сколько? (skol'ko?)
Where is the toilet?Где здесь туалет? (Gde zdes' tualet?)
What's your name?Как тебя зовут? (Kak tebya zovut?)
Can you help me?Вы можете мне помочь? (Vy mozhete mne pomoch'?)
Do you love me?Ты любишь меня? (Ty lyubish' menya?)
How much is this?Сколько это стоит? (Skol'ko eto stoit?)
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Russian Vocabulary Books

Learn Russian - Quick / Easy / Efficient

Learn Russian - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Russian word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Russian words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.
Russian Vocabulary Book

Russian Vocabulary Book

This Russian vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

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