In Russian: лажа

Russian slang


Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):


Translation / meaning:

crap, something unpleasant or poor-quality


Many people think that the word lazha came into the Russian language from criminal slang, but other theories say that this is not the case, and that the origins of this word are in the Italian language.


  • С отпуском лажа получилась.
    The vacation did not turn out as we wanted.
  • Все, что он говорит - полная лажа!
    Everything he says is bullshit!
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