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Lesson 5a - Merry Christmas

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VOCABULARY USED IN THIS LESSON

Russian Pronunciation English
с s with
Рождества /
Рождеством
razh-dist-vA /
razh-dist-vOM
Christmas
счастливого shast-lI-va-va happy
весёлого vi-sYOl-a-va cheerful / merry
Иисус I-soos Jesus
воскрес vas-krYEs rises again (from the dead)

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Merry Christmas! (literally: "with Christmas"; most common greeting)
с Рождеством!
Pronounced: se razh-dist-vOM

Audio:

(Sveta)
Merry Christmas!
весёлого Рождества!
Pronounced: vi-sYOl-a-va razh-dist-vA

Audio:

(Sveta)
Happy Christmas!
счастливого Рождества!
Pronounced: shast-lI-va-va razh-dist-vA

Audio:

(Sveta)
Jesus rises again! (common religious Christmas greeting)
Иисус воскрес!
Pronounced: I-soos vas-krYEs

Audio:

(Sveta)