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True Colors: Unexpected Hues in Russian Posted by on Aug 2, 2016

colored pencils

We have covered basic color vocabulary on this blog before. However, it goes without saying that a direct translation from the learner’s first language into Russian will not work for all nouns. How do you say brown hair, blue eyes, or black horse? If you answered, “коричневые волосы,” “синие глаза,” or “чёрная лошадь,” keep reading…

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Expand Your Palette – in Russian Posted by on Sep 22, 2014

Colors are one of the first things you learn in any language. However, as you talk to native speakers or read authentic literature, you will start noticing that they are they are more diverse than the basic colors of the rainbow you learned. The Basics Colors of the rainbow go like this: красный оранжевый жёлтый…

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