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Black in Russian 🇷🇺

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black чёрный
How to say “black” in Russian? “Чёрный”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “чёрный” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on black in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word:
– The word "чёрный" (chyorniy) can be remembered by associating the 'ч' sound with 'ch' in "charcoal" which is black.
– Think of a 'churning' night sky, as the ‘чё’ sounds like ‘chyo’ which can remind you of something dark.

– "чёрный" (chyorniy) is an adjective in Russian and is used to describe something that is black or very dark in color.

Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:
– тёмный (tyomniy) – dark
– угольный (ugol'niy) – coal-like (although not common, it metaphorically means black)

Alternate Meanings like Slang:
– "чёрный" can also refer to something illegal or under-the-table, like "чёрный рынок" (chyorniy rynok), which means "black market".
– In slang, it can be used to describe something ironic, gloomy, or filled with dark humor, as in "чёрный юмор" (chyorniy yumor), meaning "black humor" or "dark humor".

Examples of Sentences:
1. Этот чёрный цвет прекрасно смотрится. (Etot chyorniy tsvet prekrasno smotritsya.) – This black color looks excellent.
2. Он всегда носит чёрную одежду. (On vsegda nosit chyorniyu odezhdu.) – He always wears black clothes.
3. В фильме много чёрного юмора. (V filme mnogo chyornoho yumora.) – There is a lot of dark humor in the movie.
4. Они купили это на чёрном рынке. (Oni kupili eto na chyorniy rynke.) – They bought this on the black market.

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чёрный info.

Tips to Remember the Russian Word:
– The word 'чёрный' sounds a bit like 'chor-nee'. You can remember it as 'chor' as in 'choir' and 'knee' as in the joint.
– Link it to the idea of darkness by imagining a 'chorus' singing in a 'knee' deep dark forest.

– 'чёрный' (chornyy) is an adjective in Russian that means 'black'.
– It changes based on gender, number, and case of the noun it describes.

Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:
– тёмный (tyomnyy) — dark (though not exactly 'black', it often implies darkness similar to 'black').

Alternate Meanings (Slang):
– 'чёрный юмор' (chornyy yumor) — 'black humor', referring to dark or morbid humor.
– 'чёрный день' (chornyy den') — 'a black day', meaning a bad or unfortunate day.

Examples of Sentences that Use it:
– Кошка была чёрная. (Koshka byla chornaya.) — The cat was black.
– Он носит чёрные очки. (On nosit chornye ochki.) — He wears black glasses.
– Сегодня у меня чёрный день. (Segodnya u menya chornyy den'.) — Today is a black day for me.
– Это чёрный юмор. (Eto chornyy yumor.) — This is black humor.

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