Categories: "Equipment" or "Electronics"

Флешка (часть вторая)

February 15th, 2011
Nowadays everyone seems to have a flash drive to transfer files from one computer to another. You stick it in a USB port on your laptop and —bang!— you're in business. The most common Russian word for flash drive is флешка. Even though the third… more »

Флешка (часть первая)

September 2nd, 2010
About the most convenient way these days to move files from one laptop to another is to use a USB flash drive. There are several phrases associated with that concept in Russian, among which are флеш-накопитель "flash storage" and флеш-память "flash… more »

Ручка

October 15th, 2009
The word pучка means “little hand”; it is a diminutive of pука. It’s a tender way of referring someone’s arm or hand, but it has other meanings as well and can be used to refer to a number of different objects. For example, the most popular use of… more »

Пылесос

October 13th, 2009
Russian word for a vacuum cleaner is пылесос. Пылесос is combination of the word пыль (dust) and the morpheme сос (suction, sucking). Sg Pl Nomпылесос пылесосы Accпылесоспылесосы Genпылесосапылесосов Preпылесосепылесосах Datпылесосупылесосам… more »

Батарея

October 6th, 2009
The word батарея is simply translated as battery, and just as in English, it can refer to a few different objects. First, to a battery that is used to run electronic equipment, which Russians often call батарейка. Then, to a military battery, as in an… more »