хреновый / херовый

Russian swear words


How to read (transcription)

[hree-NO-vyî / hye-RO-vyî]


~ bad, rotten, lousy, lame, shitty

Both words are derivatives from хрен which is an euphemism for хуй (dick / cock).


  • Сервис здесь хреновый.
    [SYER-vees zdyes' hree-NO-vyî]
    The service here is shit.
  • Погода сегодня совсем херовая.
    [pa-GO-da see-VOD-nya saf-SYEM hree-NO-va-ya]
    The weather today is really shitty.

Russian swear words

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