Greetings in Russian

Being able to greet people properly is all it takes to make new friends and start your adventure into the Russian way of life. Below we'll explore the most common greetings in Russian. Simply click on any blue button to a hear a greeting in Russian, then repeat the greeting out load.
English
Russian
Hello (formal)
Здра́вствуйтеe
zdrást-vuj-tye
Hello (informal)
Приве́т
pri-vyét
How are you? (formal)
Как поживáете?
Kak pozh-i-vá-ye-te?
How are you? (informal)
Как поживáешь?
Kak pozh-i-vá-yesh
Good.
Xорошó.
Kho-ro-shó
Not bad.
Неплóхо.
Ne-pló-kho
Terrible.
Плóхо.
roman
Thank you.
Спасибо.
Spa-sí-bo
You’re welcome.
Пожáлуйста.
Po-zhál-uys-ta
And you? (formal)
А Bы?
A Vy
And you? (informal)
А ты?
A ty
Good morning.
До́брое у́тро.
Dó-bra-ye ú-tra
Good day / good afternoon.
До́брый день
Dó-bryj dyen
Good evening.
До́брый ве́чер.
Dó-bryj vyé-chyer
Good night.
Споко́йной но́чи
Spa-kój-naj nó-chi
Nice to see you. (formal, spoken by a male)
Рад Вас видеть
Rad Vas ví-dyet
Nice to see you. (formal, spoken by a female)
Рада Вас видеть
Rá-da Vas ví-dyet
Nice to see you. (informal, spoken by a male)
Рад тебя видеть
Rad Tye-byá ví-dyet
Nice to see you. (informal, spoken by a female)
Радa тебя видеть
Rá-da Tye-byá ví-dyet
Goodbye
До свида́ния
da svi-dá-ni-ya
See you/Bye (informal)
Пока́.
rpa-ká
See you later.
Уви́димся
u-ví-dim-sya
See you tomorrow
До за́втра
da záf-tra
See you then/till then/till we met.
До встре́чи
da fstryé-chi
What's your name? (informal)
Как тебя зовут?
Kak tebja zovut?
What's your name? (formal)
Как вас зовут?
Kak vas zovut?
My name is _____.
Меня зовут _____.
Menja zovut _____.
Where are you from? (formal)
Oткуда вы?
Otkuda vy?
Where are you from? (informal)
Oткуда вы?
Otkuda vy?
Where are you from? (informal)
Oткуда ты?
Otkuda ty?
I'm from _____.
Я из _____.
Ja iz _____.
Nice to meet you
Приятно познакомиться
Prijatno poznakomit'sja
Have a nice day
Хорошего дня!
Xorošego dnja!