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Today in Russian 🇷🇺

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

Russian Sentences with the Word “Today”

Russian sentence with “сегодня” English translation for сегодня S

Что ты делал сегодня?

What did you do today?

Я проснулся рано сегодня.

I woke up early today.

Сегодня вечером я хочу пойти на вечеринку.

Tonight I want to go to a party.

Сегодня мне не грустно.

today I am not sad.

Не могли бы вы напомнить мне это сегодня вечером?

Could you (formal) remind me this evening?

Сегодня утром я повел внучку в театр.

This morning I took my granddaughter to the theater.

Сегодня утром я заболел, потому что съел странный корень.

This morning I was sick because I ate a strange root.

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сегодня info.

– Tips to Remember the Russian Word:
– Break it down: "сего" (sego) means "this" and "дня" (dnya) is the genitive form of "day". Think of it as "this day's day".
– Use imagery: Visualize a calendar flipped to today with the Russian word overlaid on it.
– Sound association: "sevodnya" sounds like "see what day" which can help link the word to "today".

– Explanations:
– "сегодня" (sevodnya) refers specifically to the current day.
– It is an adverb that modifies verbs to indicate that the action is taking place on the day you are speaking.

– Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:
– "в этот день" (v etot den') – "on this day"
– "нынешний день" (nyneshnyy den') – "present day" (less common in everyday speech)

– Alternate Meanings/Slang:
– While "сегодня" strictly means "today", it can sometimes be used to stress the importance of the current day in a conversation about recent or urgent events.

– Examples of Sentences that Use it:
– "Сегодня я пойду в кино." (Segodnya ya poydu v kino.) — "Today I am going to the cinema."
– "У тебя сегодня важная встреча." (U tebya segodnya vazhnaya vstrecha.) — "You have an important meeting today."
– "Сегодня погода прекрасная." (Segodnya pogoda prekrasnaya.) — "The weather today is wonderful."

Romanized Characters: segodnya

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сегодня info.

Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Break it down: "сегодня" can be divided into "се" and "годня". "Се" is an old Slavonic word meaning "this," and "год" means "year," so you can think of it as "this year," which might not make perfect sense, but it helps in remembering the structure.

– "Сегодня" (segodnya) means "today" in Russian. It is used to describe the current day.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Нынче (nynche) – an old-fashioned or poetic way to say "today"
– Сейчас (seychas) – While it primarily means "now," in some contexts it can imply "today."

Alternate meanings like slang:
– There aren't many slang variations specifically for "сегодня." However, you might come across jokes or playful variations in informal speech, but they usually just play with the standard term.

Examples of sentences that use it:
– Сегодня хороший день. (Segodnya khoroshiy den.) – Today is a good day.
– Мы пойдём в кино сегодня. (My poydyom v kino segodnya.) – We are going to the cinema today.
– У тебя есть планы на сегодня? (U tebya yest’ plany na segodnya?) – Do you have plans for today?

Romanized characters:
– Сегодня (segodnya)

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