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Shoe in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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обувь info.

Tips to remember the Russian word:
1. Associate "обувь" (o-boov') with the sound of "boot" as both words relate to footwear.
2. Picture a shoe shop in Russia with a sign that reads "обувь" to create a visual memory.
3. Remember the letter "o" can look like a shoe's opening, and "вь" somewhat resembles tying laces.

– "обувь" is a collective noun in Russian that means "footwear" or "shoes" in general.
– It is an uncountable noun, so it is used to refer to shoes as a category rather than specific pairs or items.

Other words that mean the same thing:
1. туфли (tufli) – shoes, typically more formal or dress shoes.
2. ботинки (botinki) – boots, particularly ankle or hiking boots.
3. сапоги (sapogi) – high boots, often for colder weather.

Alternate meanings like slang:
– In some contexts, "обувь" can be used to refer to someone who is easily deceived or tricked, similar to calling someone gullible in English.

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. Я купил новую обувь для работы. (Ya kupil novuyu obuv' dlya raboty.) – I bought new shoes for work.
2. В этом магазине хороший выбор обуви. (V etom magazine khoroshiy vybor obuvi.) – This store has a good selection of shoes.
3. Зимой мне нужны тёплые сапоги, а не лёгкая обувь. (Zimoy mne nuzhny teplye sapogi, a ne legkaya obuv'.) – In winter, I need warm boots, not light shoes.

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