пожалуйста

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (normal) IPA(key): [pɐˈʐalʊstə] (phonetic respelling: пожа́луста)
  • (casual, fast speech) IPA(key): [pɐˈʐal(ə)stə] (phonetic respelling: пожа́л(о)ста)
  • (uncommon) IPA(key): [pɐˈʐalʊjstə]

Interjection[edit]

пожа́луйста ‎(požálujsta)

  1. please
    Да, пожа́луйста.‎ ― Da, požálujsta. ― Yes, please.
  2. you're welcome, not at all, don't mention it, it's a pleasure (reply to thank you)
  3. here you are (when handing something over)