Most popular phrases to use when dating a Russian (must know!)

To learn about one’s language you will also learn about their culture. Russian culture is a very interesting culture, moreover their people. After you learn a little bit about Russian men and Russian women, you can use your language capability to start talking with them. If you’re one of the lucky one, you will find yourself being in a relationship with Russian. Here, we’ll gonna show you most popular phrases to use when dating a Russian.

Pet Name

To be in love with sometimes makes you want to call her not only by him/her name, but also with a cute nickname. Russian people have a few cute nicknames a.k.a pet names you can use to call your lover.

For Her

1. Любимая
Darling, sweetheart, love
2. Милая
Sweetheart, darling
3. Ангел
4. Солнышко
5. Золотце
My golden
6. Дорогая
Love, dear, darling
7. Красавица
8. Принцесса

For Him

1. Любимый
(Darling, sweetheart, love)
2. Милый
(Sweetheart, darling)
3. Дорогой
(Love, dear, darling)
4. Сахарок
5. Пряничек
6. Лучик
7. Медвежонок
(Teddy bear)
8. Зайчик
(Bunny, honey bunny)

Asking Out

Get to know more about someone you like by asking them out, maybe out for some coffee, lunch break, or movie. It’ll worth to try, good luck!

Вы свободны в субботу?
‘Vy svobodny v subbotu?’
(Are you available on Saturday?)

Где мы встретимся?
‘Gde my vstretimsja?’
(Where shall we meet?)

Когда я увижу тебя опять?
‘Kogda ja uvizhu tebja opjat’?’
(When can I see you again?)

Давай завтра сходим в кино
Davaj zavtra shodim v kino
(Let’s go to the movies tomorrow.)

Не хотели бы Вы пойти куда-нибудь со мной?
‘Ne hoteli by Vy pojti kuda-nibud’ so mnoj?’
(Would you like to go out with me?)

Вы заняты завтра?
‘Vy zanjaty zavtra?’
Are you busy tomorrow?

• Пойдёмте в ресторан.
Paydyomte v restaran.
Let’s go to a restaurant.


If you want your date feel more special you can say nice thing in a form of compliment. Something general like “Ты выглядишь красиво” (You look beautiful), or even more specific “У тебя такие прекрасные голубые глаза” (You have such beautiful blue eyes) to win his/her heart. Below, few words that you can use to give a compliment.


[tr][th]Russian[/th] [th]Translitration[/th] [th]English[/th][/tr]

[tr][td]Красивый[/td] [td]‘Krasivyj’ [/td] [td]Beautiful[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Умный[/td] [td]‘Umnyj’[/td] [td]Smart[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Прекрасный[/td] [td]‘Prekrasnyj’[/td] [td]Wonderful[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Добрый[/td] [td]‘Dobryj’[/td] [td]Kind[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Улыбка[/td] [td]‘Ulybka’[/td] [td]Smile[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Глаза[/td] [td]‘Glaza’[/td] [td]Eyes[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Лицо[/td] [td]‘Lico’[/td] [td]Face[/td][/tr]


Tell What You Feel

When you fell in love with someone, it’s also important for you to make a confession to your loved ones. So here are some popular phrases to confess your feeling:

Я тебя люблю.
Ja tebja ljublju.
I love you.

Ты мне нравишься.
Ty mne nravish’sja.
I like you.

Я хочу тебя.
‘Ja hochu tebja.’
I want you

Я скучаю по тебе
Ja skuchaju po tebe
I miss you

Я думаю о тебе.
Ja dumaju o tebe
I am thinking about you.

Я верю в тебя
Ja verju v tebja
I believe in you

Не могу жить без тебя
Ne mogu zhit’ bez tebja
I can’t live without you

Мне так хорошо с тобою
Mne tak horosho s toboju
I feel so good when I’m next to you

Ты выглядишь красиво
Ty vygljadish’ krasivo
You look beautiful.

Besides learning most popular phrases to use when dating a Russian, you can sharpen your speaking ability by learning common greeting and family phrases in Russian. Before you committed yourself in a relationship with Russian, you can learn their culture in five etiquette in Russia. Happy learning!

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