150 – Romantic Russian phrases

The Valentine’s day is approaching and your must be already thinking of how to express your feelings to your most important person in the world. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered, this time you’ll be able to do it in Russian!

Some time ago we’ve already learned some basic love Russian phrases. So you must already know how to say I love you in Russian or let’s get married.

In today’s lesson we’ll learn some more advanced and very natural romantic Russian phrases, as well as some cute names that Russians use to call their beloved ones.

The audio for this lesson is recorded at a slow speed. Listen to the audio and repeat after it following the transcript.

Let’s begin!

How to call your beloved one in Russian?

The names below are divided into 3 categories:
– suitable to call a man – (m),
– suitable to call a woman – (f),
– and suitable to call both – (both).

люби́мый (m) [lyu-bée-myî]
люби́мая (f) [lyu-bée-ma-ya]
beloved one

дорого́й (m) [da-ra-góî]
дорога́я (f) [da-ra-gá-ya]
dear, darling

ми́лый (m) [mée-lyî]
ми́лая (f) [mée-la-ya]
~ honey

сла́дкий (m) [slát-keeî]
сла́дкая (f) [slát-ka-ya]
sweet one

родно́й (m) [rad-nóî]
родна́я (f) [rad-ná-ya]
darling, a close one (like a part of the family)

ко́тик, коть (m) [kó-teek, kot’]
ки́са, ки́сонька (f) [kée-sa, kée-san’-ka]
котёнок (both) [ka-tyó-nak]
kitty

за́йчик (m) [záî-cheek]
за́йка (f) [záî-ka]
зай, за́я (both) [zaî, zá-ya]
bunny

со́лнце, со́лнышко (both) [són-tse, sól-nysh-ka]
sun, little sun

малы́ш (m, both) [ma-lýsh]
малы́шка (f) [ma-lýsh-ka]
baby

ла́па, ла́почка, ла́пка, лапу́ся, лапу́ля (both)
[lá-pa, lá-pach-ka, láp-ka, la-pú-sya, la-pú-lya]
sweetie, honey, darling

Romantic Russian phrases

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Some of the phrases below are gender specific:
– suitable to be said to a man – (m)
– suitable to be said to a woman – (f)

If the phrase has no mark (m) or (f), it’s suitable for both.

Ты моё сокро́вище.
[ty ma-yó sak-ró-vee-sche]
You are my treasure.

Я не могу́ без тебя́ жить.
[ya nye ma-gú byes tee-byá zheet’]
I can’t live without you.

Я так по тебе́ скуча́ю.
[ya tak to tee-byé sku-chá-yu]
I miss you so much!

Ты така́я краси́вая. (f)
[ty ta-ká-ya kra-sée-va-ya]
Ты тако́й краси́вый. (m)
[ty ta-kóî kra-sée-vyî]
You are so beautiful.

Мне так хорошо́ с тобо́й.
[mnye tak ha-ra-shó s ta-bóî]
I feel so good with you.

Ты де́лаешь меня́ таки́м счастли́вым. (m)
[ty dyé-la-eesh mee-nyá scheest-lée-vym]
Ты де́лаешь меня́ тако́й счастли́вой. (f)
[ty dyé-la-eesh mee-nyá scheest-lée-vaî]
You make me so happy.

Я всё вре́мя ду́маю о тебе́.
[ya fsyo vryé-mya dú-ma-yu a tee-byé]
I think about you all the time.

Я хочу́ провести́ с тобо́й всю оста́вшуюся жизнь.
[ya ha-chú pra-vees-tée s ta-bóî vsyu as-táv-shu-yu-sya zheezn’]
I want to spend the rest of my life with you.

Всё, что мне ну́жно – э́то ты.
[fsyo, chto mnye núzh-na – é-ta ty]
All I need is you.

Мне так повезло́ тебя́ встре́тить.
[mnye tak pa-veez-ló tee-byá fstryé-teet’]
I’m so lucky to have met you.

Как давно́ я тебя́ иска́л! (f)
[kak dav-nó ya tee-byá ees-kál]
Как давно́ я тебя́ иска́ла! (m)
[kak dav-nó ya tee-byá ees-ká-la]
I was looking for you for so long!

Ты – лу́чшее, что со мной случи́лось!
[ty – lúch-shee-ye, chto sa mnoî slu-chée-las’]
You are the best that happened to me.

Я так в тебя́ влюблён. (f)
[ya tak v tee-býa vlyub-lyón]
Я так в тебя́ влюблена́. (m)
[ya tak v tee-býa vlyub-lee-ná]
I’m so in love with you.

Я так тебя́ люблю́!
[ya tak tee-býa lyub-lyú]
I love you so much!

Я влюблён в твои́ глаза́. (f)
[ya vlyub-lyón v tva-ée gla-zá]
Я влюблена́ в твои́ глаза́. (m)
[ya vlyub-lee-ná v tva-ée gla-zá]
I’m in love with your eyes.

Ты са́мая лу́чшая жена́ на све́те! (f)
[ty sá-ma-ya lúch-sha-ya zhee-ná na svyé-tye]
You are the best wife on Earth!

Ты са́мый лу́чший муж на све́те! (m)
[ty sá-myî lúch-sheeî muzh na svyé-tye]
You are the best husband on Earth!

Ты у меня́ са́мый лу́чший! (m)
[ty u mee-nyá sá-myî lúch-sheeî]
Ты у меня́ са́мая лу́чшая! (f)
[ty u mee-nyá sá-ma-ya lúch-sha-ya]
You are the best!

Ты моё всё!
[ty ma-yó fsyo]
You are my everything!

Я тебя́ обожа́ю!
[ya tee-byá a-ba-zhá-yu]
I adore you!

Listen to the audio of the lesson and practice these Romantic Russian phrases and cute names for your beloved one with it.

We wish you all the best in love! 🙂

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