How to Say "Aunt" & "Uncle" in Russian

Learn how to say "aunt" and "uncle" in Russian with this online Russian language lesson from Howcast.

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How to say, "Aunt" and "Uncle" in Russian.

To say "Aunt", you would say, TSYO-tsya, hitting the accent on the first syllable.

TSYO-tsya

One more time slowly.

TSYO-tsya

And a normal, conversational pace.

TSYO-tsya

Now you try.

Fantastic. How to say "Uncle" would be

DZYA-dzya, once again, hit that accent on the first syllable.

DZYA-dzya

At conversational pace.

DZYA-dzya

Now, you try.

Great. TSYO-tsya DZYA-dzya

A slightly more affectionate way of saying "Aunt" would be TSYO-tsin-ka. Once again, this one hit the accent on the first syllable.

Let me say it slowly.

TSYO-tsin-ka

One more time.

TSYO-tsin-ka

Now, at normal pace.

TSYO-tsin-ka

Now, you try.

Fantastic! Uncle, in an affectionate way would be DZYA-dzen-ka. The accent is on the first syllable.

DZYA-dzen-ka

And one more time, slowly.

DZYA-dzen-ka

And at normal pace.

DZYA-dzen-ka

Now, you try.

Fantastic. Yet, another way of saying "Aunt", also, affectionately would be TSYO-tsyu-shka. The accent is on the first syllable.

TSYO-tsyu-shka

One more time, slowly.

TSYO-tsyu-shka

And at normal pace.

TSYO-tsyu-shka

Now, you try.

Fantastic. Finally, "Uncle" in yet, another, affectionate form of the word would be DZYA-dyush-ka. The accent is on the first syllable.

DZYA-dyush-ka

DZYA-dyush-ka

Give it a try.

Fantastic. That's how you say "Aunt" and "Uncle" in Russian.

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