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

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word 'башня'

1. Sound Association: The beginning "ба-" can remind you of "barn," and by imagining a tall barn, you can remember a tower.
2. Visual Mnemonic: Picture a tall bashing (think of it phonetically) barn-like structure which is a tower.
3. Repetition: Use flashcards to repeatedly quiz yourself on the word and its meaning.
4. Link Words: Connect it to "bash" and think of a tower being bashed or hitting the ground after falling.


– Pronunciation: "bashnya" (байш-ня)
– Grammatical Gender: Feminine
– Usage: Primarily used to describe tall structures used for observation, defense, or broadcasting.

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing

– Вышка (vyshka) – This can refer to a high platform or watchtower, but also can refer to execution by firing squad.
– Колокольня (kolokolnya) – Bell tower
– Башенка (bashenka) – Small tower, turret

Alternate Meanings and Slang

– In some contexts, "башня" can colloquially refer to a person's head, especially in phrases conveying strong emotion or reaction, such as "крыша поехала" (krysha poyekhala), which translates to "the roof has gone" but means losing one's mind.

Examples of Sentences Using 'башня'

1. Крепость была окружена высокими башнями.
– Krepost' byla okruzhena vysokimi bashnyami.
– The fortress was surrounded by high towers.

2. Мы поднялись на башню и посмотрели на город с высоты.
– My podnyalis' na bashnyu i posmotrel na gorod s vysoty.
– We climbed the tower and looked at the city from above.

3. Радиовещательная башня виднелась издалека.
– Radioveshchatel'naya bashnya vidnelas’ izdaleka.
– The broadcasting tower was visible from afar.

4. Старинная башня привлекала туристов своим видом.
– Starinnaya bashnya privlekala turistov svoim vidom.
– The ancient tower attracted tourists with its appearance.

Romaji for the sentences above:
1. Krepost' byla okruzhena vysokimi bashnyami.
2. My podnyalis' na bashnyu i posmotrel na gorod s vysoty.
3. Radioveshchatel'naya bashnya vidnelas’ izdaleka.
4. Starinnaya bashnya privlekala turistov svoim vidom.

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