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News and Journalism Phrases in Belarusian

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Language learning can be an exciting adventure, especially when diving into the specific terminologies used in sectors like news and journalism. For those of you learning Belarusian, understanding these commonly used phrases can enrich your vocabulary and give you a closer look at the culture and current events. Here are some key news and journalism phrases in Belarusian, complete with definitions and example sentences.

Навіны (naviny)
Meaning: news
This term is used to refer to current events or information about recent happenings.
“Я ўключыў тэлевізар, каб паглядзець вячэрнія навіны.”

Рэпарцёр (reparchyor)
Meaning: reporter
A reporter gathers and presents news stories and information.
“Рэпарцёр спыніўся, каб задаць пытанне міністру.”

Артыкул (artykul)
Meaning: article
An article is a written composition on a subject, typically part of a newspaper or magazine.
“Я прачытаў цікавы артыкул у ранішняй газеце.”

Вядучы (vyaduchy)
Meaning: anchor (as in news anchor)
A news anchor is the person who presents news during a news program on television, radio, or the Internet.
“Вядучы навін падаў апошні сюжэт вечара.”

Карэспандэнт (karespondent)
Meaning: correspondent
A correspondent reports on events from a distant place, often for a particular area of interest.
“Замежны карэспандэнт высвятляў дэталі канфлікту.”

Загаловак (zahalovak)
Meaning: headline
The headline is the title of a news article or story, usually written in larger letters.
“Загаловак у газеце адлюстроўваў галоўную навіну дня.”

Рэдактар (redaktar)
Meaning: editor
An editor is responsible for the final content of a text, particularly in newspapers, magazines, or websites.
“Галоўны рэдактар перагледзеў усе матэрыялы, перш чым выйшла друкам.”

Выданне (vydanne)
Meaning: edition or issue (of a publication)
An edition refers to a particular version or iteration of a publication.
“Сённяшняе выданне газеты ўтрымлівае важныя навіны аб выбарах.”

Сюжэт (siuzhet)
Meaning: story (as in news story)
A news story is a factual report on a recent event or subject.
“Сюжэт пра мясцовы фестываль быў паказаны на канале навін.”

Публіцыстыка (publitsystyka)
Meaning: journalism
Journalism refers to the practice of gathering, processing, and disseminating news and information.
“Яна вучыцца на факультэце журналістыкі, бо хоча стаць прафесіяналам у галіне публіцыстыкі.”

Каментар (kamentar)
Meaning: comment or commentary
A comment or commentary is an expression of opinions or offering of explanations about a news event or article.
“Пад артыкулам чытачы пакінулі шмат каментароў.”

Лід (lid)
Meaning: lead (introductory part of a news story)
The lead is the introductory section of a news story that is intended to entice the reader to read the full article.
“Журналіст пісаў захапляльны лід для сваёй гісторыі.”

Learning these phrases is not only useful for following the news in Belarusian but also helps you gain a deeper understanding of the language and culture. Remember to practice using them in context, and watch or read Belarusian news regularly to familiarize yourself with their usage. Happy learning!

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