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Computer Slang in Russian

Computer Slang in Russian

In our today’s article, we’ll take a closer look at a computer slang in Russian. Learning computer slang is an important part of learning a language in our time. We use lots of computer slang words every day.

Let’s begin!

Глюк (n.) [GLYOOK] glitch
Example:
Не могу загрузить фото, наверное, какой-то глюк.
I can’t upload a photo, probably because of some kind of glitch.

Десктоп [desk-TOP] desktop
Example:
Я создал новый документ на десктопе.
I created a new document on the desktop.

Зависать [za-vee-SAT’] to stop working suddenly (when talking about computer)
Example:
Мой комп опять завис!
My computer froze again!

Клава [KLA-va] keyboard
Example:
Смотри, у меня новая клава.
Look, I have a new keyboard.

Комп [KOMP] computer
Example:
У тебя такой классный комп.
Your computer is so cool.

Computer Slang in Russian

Обои [a-BO-ee] screen paper
Example:
Я загрузил новые обои.
I downloaded new wallpaper.

Полететь [pa-lee-TYET’] break
Example:
Мой новый телефон полетел.
My new phone broke.

Скинуть [SKEE-noot’] record, put
Example:
Скинь мне эту фотографию на флешку.
Put this photo on my USB flash drive.

Смайлик [SMAY-leek] smiley face
Example:
Эти смайлики такие прикольные!
These smiley faces are so cool!

Тормозить [tar-ma-ZEET’] work slowly
Example:
Что-то мой компьютер тормозит сегодня.
My computer is very slow for some reason today.

Флешка [FLESH-ka] or флашка [FLASH-ka] flash drive
Example:
Моя презентация сохранена на флешке.
My presentation is saved on the USB flash drive.

We hope, you’ll find the list of computer slang words useful. If you’d like to add any other words to this list, leave a comment.

Computer Slang in Russian

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