халява

Conversational Russian

noun

Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):

[ha-LYA-va]

Translation / meaning:

freebie, free ride, free lunch, chance to freeload etc

Examples:

  • На халяву и уксус сладкий.
    For free, even vinegar tastes sweet.
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