Tools in Russian

Добро пожаловать на (Dabro pazhalavat’na) (Welcome to) Rocket Russian. Are you a handyman, or a handywoman? In this lesson, we're going to talk about a group of words that are sure to come in “handy” for you. That's right - tools in Russian! These words are sure to be useful if you're traveling to a Russian-speaking country, but they'll be especially vital if you're living in one. Pay close attention and repeat the words aloud after listening. We'll get you “fixed up” with all the Russian vocabulary on инструменты (instrumenty) that you'll need.

Pronouncing tools in Russian

инструменты

instrumenty

tools

топор

tapor

axe

стамеска

stameska

chisel

молоток

malatok

hammer

уровень

uraven’

level

гвоздь

gvost’

nail

шуруп

shuroop

screw

пила

pila

saw

сантиметр

santimetr

tape measure

ящик для инструментов

yashchik dlya instrumentaf

tool box

отвëртка

atvyortka

screwdriver

плоскогубцы

plaskagooptsy

pliers

гаечный ключ

gaechnyi klyuch

wrench

болт

bolt

bolt

гайка

gaika

nut

провод

provat

wire (electrical)

Отлично! atleechna! (excellent!)

That's it for this lesson. Now you've got loads of vocabulary for tools and hardware under your tool belt! Some of these words are difficult to pronounce. But practice, practice, practice!

Next time you're working on something around the house, think of what you're using in Russian and these words will become easy in no time.

For more lessons on Russian vocabulary I recommend these!

До скорого! (da skorava)

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