How to say 'cool' in Russian

Note! Direct translation of phrases in Russian is not possible, because the meaning of the expressions will be incorrect. For example: My hovercraft is full of eels.

In English, only the meaning of Russian slang expressions are indicated! Use these words to be a tough guy / cool girl!

Note - pronunciation
Note! Direct translation of phrases in Russian is not possible, because the meaning of the expressions will be incorrect. For example: My hovercraft is full of eels.

In English, only the meaning of Russian slang expressions are indicated! Use these words to be a tough guy / cool girl!

Note - pronunciation
Transliteration & pronunciation
Please note!

The following transliteration and pronunciation is given for the classical Latin alphabet and does not match with the rules of orthography and pronunciation of English.

Therefore do not pronounce Russian words how to you like represent sounds in English.

For example:
The Latin letter U should not be pronounced as the English word you.
U = YOU = OO

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Cool !
[ KRUTA ! ] - Круто!

[ KLAS ! ] - Класс!

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Dude (cool dude)
[ (KRUTOY) CHUVAK ] - (крутой) чувак

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Tough guy / Cool guy
[ KRUTOY PAREN` ]

Крутой парень

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Cool girl
[ KLASNAYA DEFCHONKA ]

Классная девчонка

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Big gun / big pot (important person)
[ BALSHAYA SHISHKA ]

Большая шишка
Direct translation: big cone

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Gosh! / Oh, bother it! (expression of surprise)
[ NI FIGA SYEBE ! ]

Ни фига себе!
Direct translation: No figs for yourself!

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What`s the hell?
[ KAKOVA KHRENA ? ]

Какого хрена?
Direct translation: What`s the horseradish?

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Oh, shit!
[ VOT DER`MO ! ]

Вот дерьмо!
Direct translation: This is shit!

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funny / amusing (adjective)
[ PRIKOL`NYI ]

Note. Adjective. For everything. For example: funny (in Russian - prikol`nyi) video / story / guy / etc.

Прикольный
Direct translation: pinned

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Tell jokes / Let's make a joke!
[ DAVAY PRIKOLEMSYA ! ]

Давай приколемся!
Direct translation: Let pin ourself ourselves

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All is well!
[ FSYO PUCHKOM ! ]

Всё пучком!
Direct translation: All as a bundle

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Everything is bad!
[ POLNAYA ZHOPA ! ]

Полная жопа!
Direct translation: Full ass!

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Nothing succeeded
[ FSYO NAKRYLAS` MEDNYM TAZAM ]

Всё накрылось медным тазом
Direct translation: The copper pelvis covered everything

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I did not succeed
[ YA PRALETEL KAK FANERA NAD PARIZHEM ]

Я пролетел как фанера над Парижем
Direct translation: I fly over Paris as plywood

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Let`s have a drink
[ DAVAY BUKHNYOM ! ]

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Давай бухнём!
Direct translation: Let's do make bang!

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Let's get started! (drinking toast)
[ VZDROGNULI ! ]
(for strong drinks - vodka, whiskey, etc)

Вздрогнули!
Direct translation: wince, shudder

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Dibs (money / cash)
[ BAPKI ]

Бабки
do you have a money? - u tebya yest` bapki?
у тебя есть бабки?

Direct translation: Grandmothers

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Kiss my ass! (no very obscene)
[ IDI V ZHOPU ! ]

Иди в жопу!
Direct translation: Go to ass!

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