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Short in Russian 🇷🇺

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

Russian Sentences with the Word “Short”

Russian sentence with “короткий” English translation for короткий S

Она короткая и тонкая.

She is short and skinny.

Это было коротко и некрасиво.

It was short and ugly.

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короткий info.

– Tips to remember the Russian word:
Mnemonic: Think of "короткий" as "court key" (a key that gets you out of court quickly, hence 'short').
Association: Visualize a court jester making a quick, short joke to amuse the king.

– Explanations:
– "Короткий" (korotkiy) means "short" in terms of length, duration, or size.

– Other words that mean the same thing:
– Небольшой (nebol'shoy) – "not big"
– Малый (malyy) – "small"
– Краткий (kratkiy) – "brief"

– Alternate meanings (like slang):
– In slang, "короткий" can refer to a short firearm or a concise statement.

– Examples of sentences that use it:
– Я купил короткую юбку. (Ya kupil korotkuyu yubku.) – I bought a short skirt.
– У нас был очень короткий разговор. (U nas byl ochen' korotkiy razgovor.) – We had a very short conversation.
– Он написал короткий рассказ. (On napisal korotkiy rasskaz.) – He wrote a short story.

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