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

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щетка info.

Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Associate the sound "щет" in "щетка" ("shchetka") with the bristles of a brush which could remind you of the repetitive brushing motion.
– Break the word into two parts: "щет" (shchet) sounds similar to "shut" in English, and "ка" (ka) often appears as a suffix in many Russian feminine nouns. This association might help in remembering the structure of the word.

– "Щетка" (shchetka) is a feminine noun in Russian and is used to refer to any type of brush, whether for cleaning, grooming, or painting.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Кисть (kist') – used for a painter's brush
– Метла (metla) – used for broom, but can sometimes be confused as a type of brush for sweeping

Alternate meanings like slang:
– In Russian slang, "щетка" doesn’t traditionally have a slang meaning, but keep in mind that slang can evolve, and new uses might develop in different contexts.

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. Я купил новую зубную щетку. (Ya kupil novuyu zubnuyu shchetku.) – I bought a new toothbrush.
2. У меня есть щетка для обуви. (U menya yest' shchetka dlya obuvi.) – I have a shoe brush.
3. Эта щетка очень удобна для чистки мебели. (Eta shchetka ochen' udobna dlya chistki mebeli.) – This brush is very convenient for cleaning furniture.

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щетка info.

Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Visualize a brush sweeping up an object, and imagine the word "scht-eh-tka" (щетка) as the sound it makes.
– Remember the similarity between "щ" (shch) and the English sound "sh," which is common in similar cleaning contexts.
– Associate "тка" with a common ending in Russian nouns, linking it to familiar terms.

– Щетка (shchotka) is a noun in Russian and refers to a brushing or cleaning tool, much like the English word "brush."
– It is commonly used for various types of brushes (hairbrush, toothbrush, etc.).

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Кисть (kist') – more commonly refers to a paintbrush, but can also mean brush.
– Метла (metla) – means broom or a sweeping brush.

Alternate meanings like slang:
– "Щетка" does not have widely recognized slang meanings.

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. Она купила новую зубную щетку. (Ona kupila novuyu zubnuyu shchetku.) – She bought a new toothbrush.
2. Мне нужна щетка для волос. (Mne nuzhna shchetka dlya volos.) – I need a hairbrush.
3. В гараже есть старая щетка для уборки. (V garazhe est' staraya shchetka dlya uborki.) – There is an old cleaning brush in the garage.
4. Рабочий использовал жесткую щетку, чтобы очистить пол. (Rabochiy ispol'zoval zhestkuyu shchetku, chtoby ochistit' pol.) – The worker used a stiff brush to clean the floor.

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щетка info.

Tips to remember the Russian word "щетка":

– Visualize a brush with thick bristles. The word "щетка" may remind you of the English word "sheath" as brushes often have a thick layer or "sheath" of bristles.
– Associate the sound "sh" in "щетка" with the sound brushing makes.


– "Щетка" refers to a tool with bristles, used for cleaning, grooming, scrubbing, or painting.

Other words that mean the same thing (synonyms):

– "Метла" (metla) – broom (for sweeping floors, not always used interchangeably but contextually similar).
– "Кисть" (kist') – paintbrush (specifically for painting).

Alternate meanings like slang:

– In slang, "щетка" can sometimes refer to the head of a densely-tufted hairstyle, resembling the bristles of a brush.

Examples of sentences that use it:

– Я купил новую зубную щетку. (Ya kupil novuyu zubnuyu shchetku.) – I bought a new toothbrush.
– Пожалуйста, принесите щетку для обуви. (Pozhaluysta, prinesite shchetku dlya obuvi.) – Please bring the shoe brush.
– Он почистил ковер с помощью щетки. (On pochistil kover s pomoshch'yu shchetki.) – He cleaned the carpet with a brush.

Romanized characters:

– щетка (shchetka)

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