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To be glad/happy in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
– The root "рад" sounds like the English word "rad," which can be used to express happiness or excitement in slang.

– "Радоваться" (radovat'sya) is a reflexive verb which means "to be glad" or "to rejoice."
– The verb comes from the root "рад" which means "glad" or "happy."

Other words that mean the same thing:
– ликовать (likovat') – to exult, to rejoice
– наслаждаться (naslazhdat'sya) – to enjoy
– веселиться (veselit'sya) – to have fun


– Infinitive: радоваться (radovat'sya)
– Past: радовался (m), радовалась (f), радовалось (n), радовались (pl)
– Present: радуюсь (I), радуешься (you, singular informal), радуется (he/she/it), радуемся (we), радуетесь (you, plural/formal), радуются (they)
– Future: буду радоваться (I), будешь радоваться (you, singular informal), будет радоваться (he/she/it), будем радоваться (we), будете радоваться (you, plural/formal), будут радоваться (they)

Examples of sentences:
1. Я радуюсь, когда меня навещают друзья. (Ya raduyus', kogda menya naveshchayut druz'ya.) – I am glad when friends visit me.
2. Она радовалась подарку. (Ona radovalas' podarku.) – She was glad about the gift.
3. Мы будем радоваться, если ты придёшь. (My budem radovatsya, yesli ty pridyosh'.) – We will be glad if you come.
4. Они радуются каждому дню. (Oni raduyutsya kazhdomu dnyu.) – They rejoice in every day.

Romanized characters:
– Infinitive: radovat'sya
– Past: radovalsya (m), radovalas' (f), radovalos' (n), radovalis' (pl)
– Present: raduyus' (I), raduyesh'sya (you, singular informal), raduet'sya (he/she/it), raduemsya (we), raduyetes' (you, plural/formal), raduyutsya (they)
– Future: budu radovat'sya (I), budesh' radovat'sya (you, singular informal), budet radovat'sya (he/she/it), budem radovat'sya (we), budete radovat'sya (you, plural/formal), budut radovat'sya (they)

Examples of sentences:
1. Ya raduyus', kogda menya naveshchayut druz'ya. – I am glad when friends visit me.
2. Ona radovalas' podarku. – She was glad about the gift.
3. My budem radovatsya, yesli ty pridyosh'. – We will be glad if you come.
4. Oni raduyutsya kazhdomu dnyu. – They rejoice in every day.

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