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Life, living in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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**Tips to remember the Russian word:**
1. Associate it with the English word "life," noting the shared letter "L" (in Russian, "ж" can be visualized as a pronounced double "L").
2. Think of "жизнь" (zhizn') as having a "buzzing" sound to recall the Russian "ж" which sounds like the "s" in "measure".

– "Жизнь" (zhizn’) is a feminine noun in Russian and signifies the existence or period of being alive.

**Other words that mean the same thing:**
– "Существование" (sushchestvovanie) – existence
– "Бытиё" (bytiyo) – being, existence (a bit archaic)

**Alternate meanings like slang:**
– In some contexts, "жизнь" (zhizn') can imply a specific lifestyle or way of living, often used in a figurative or philosophical sense. It can also sometimes mean "the world" or "reality" in a broader sense.

**Examples of sentences that use it:**
1. У него была интересная жизнь. (U nego byla interesnaya zhizn’) – He had an interesting life.
2. Жизнь прекрасна! (Zhizn' prekrasna!) – Life is beautiful!
3. Он посвятил свою жизнь музыке. (On posvyatil svoyu zhizn' muzyke) – He dedicated his life to music.
4. В современном мире жизнь меняется быстро. (V sovremennom mire zhizn’ menyayetsya bistro) – In the modern world, life changes quickly.
5. Она любит рассказывать истории из своей жизни. (Ona lyubit rasskazyvat' istorii iz svoey zhizni) – She loves telling stories from her life.

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