shut up in Russian


Russian Pod 101

verb, perf.

How to read (transcription)



shut up

Заткнись is the most straightforward way to say shut up in Russian.

In comes from the infinitive затыкаться / заткнуться.

Examples of "shut up" in Russian

  • Да заткнись ты уже, надоел!
    [da zatk-NEES' ty u-ZHE, na-da-YEL]
    Shut up already, tired of you!
  • На твоём месте я бы заткнулся и не выступал.
    [na tra-YOM MYES-tye ya by satk-NUL-sya ee nye vys-tu-PAL]
    If I were you I would shut up and not say a thing.

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