You might also want someone to share a vodka with on a cold night. So you better learn some romantic Russian phrases to charm a cute native speaker! Plus, there are benefits to learning romantic expressions besides ramping up your dating life. Ready to get a little more flirty and a little more fluent?
Why Learn These Romantic Phrases? These romantic phrases will help you see the tender side of a tough stereotypically, anyway culture. Plus, connecting with Russian men and women on a more personal level will definitely make learning this language easier and a much more enjoyable experience. However, as you warm up to the language , begin putting verbs and nouns together, you come to hear the poetry that slips off the tongue. Russian was made for romancing, which you can see in its deep poetic tradition—and the tragic endings and epic love stories that are a part of this culture.
Perhaps most famous is Alexander Pushkin, who penned verses about love found and lost, lived passionately and died dramatically. Pushkin married the great beauty Natalia Goncharova. Pushkin fought a duel with her supposed lover and died of wounds sustained during their battle. Before meeting his tragic end, Pushkin penned one of the most famous poems about, well, love. He wrote with translation by Genia Gurarie: I do not wish to cause you any pain.
Love, like fire, goes out without fuel. As translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky: Ready to follow in the footsteps of these Russian romantics?
The sentiment translates well to English, but, to really understand it, you need to have survived a Russian winter. I like feeling your breath on my cheek This is a great way to tell someone you like him or her close to you.
It sounds a little cheesy in English, but remember, Russians are poetic by nature. The strength of attraction in your bottomless eyes is difficult to resist! Let him or her know! You are my paradise, my heaven, you are my sun Let the object of your affections know that he or she is at the place you dream of going. I love you like an angel loves God, like a nightingale loves the rose.
Do you see the sun in the sky? Know that your smile shines so much brighter! Comparing someone to the sun will get you big brownie points, and mentioning his or her smile will ensure you see it a lot more often. They could write a fairytale about you, about the lovely princess! You are a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day!
If someone brightens your world, let him or her know! Hearing and understanding some of these phrases repeated back to you will definitely make learning Russian a lot more exciting! If you liked this post, something tells me that you'll love FluentU, the best way to learn Russian with real-world videos.