Re: [sig] Digest Number 1635
- View SourceActually, I would be quite interested in common Russian phrases too. I'm
writing this book with Russified characters and at the moment they mainly
speak bits of Yiddish. I'd quite like to give them a bit more authenticity.
At the moment, my Russian vocabulary is somewhat basic. The only ones I can
think of are "Borzhe moi" and "Zdravuytie". As for archaisms, my main source
is operas by Rimsky and Mussorgsky, where people seem to shout "Slava" an
What is Slovo? (apart from the obvious!)
Jessica (not an SCA member)
> Message: 2
> Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 10:10:39 -0400
> From: Danks Cole <corgano@...>
> Subject: Commonly used Russian phrases...
> Hey all...
> I was wondering if anybody has ever thought of or already has made up
> some common phrases someone could use to liven up their persona...Any
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>Good of you to ask...Slovo is the quarterly newsletter of the Slavic Interest Group (of which this listserv is part of as well). See it at the SIG website:
> What is Slovo? (apart from the obvious!)
> Jessica (not an SCA member)
Unless you were asking what the word "slovo" means.. in which case I have actually just answered that question as well. :)
-- Paul Wickenden