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Loss in Russian 🇷🇺

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

Russian Sentences with the Word “Loss”

Russian sentence with “потеря” English translation for потеря S

Я потерял паспорт.

I lost my passport.

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потеря info.

Tips to Remember the Russian Word:
Visualize: Imagine something important slipping through your fingers, which helps you remember the concept of "loss."
Sound association: The word "потеря" sounds like "po-TE-rya." You can associate "po-" with "after" or "post" and "-terya" with the word "tear." So, loss happens after you shed a tear.

– "потеря" means "loss" in Russian, signifying the act or an instance of losing something.
– It can be used both in tangible contexts (like losing money) and intangible contexts (like the loss of an opportunity).

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:
– утрата (utrata) – Another word for loss, often used in a more abstract or serious context, like the loss of loved ones.
– лишение (lisheniye) – Deprivation, often implying a lack or denial of something one once had.

Alternate Meanings/Slang:
– In slang, "потеря" doesn’t typically have a different meaning but can sometimes be used casually among friends to mean a minor loss or misplacement, often humorously.

Examples of Sentences that Use It:
1. Потеря работы была для него большим ударом.
– Poterya raboty byla dlya nego bol'shim udarom.
– The loss of his job was a big blow for him.

2. Смерть её любимой собаки была огромной потерей.
– Smert' yeё lyubimoy sobaki byla ogromnoy poteryey.
– The death of her beloved dog was a huge loss.

3. Потеря времени на этот проект оказалась напрасной.
– Poterya vremeni na etot proyekt okazalas' naprasnoy.
– The loss of time on this project turned out to be in vain.

Romanized Characters:
– потеря – poterya

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