How to use possessive pronouns in Russian

How to use possessive pronouns in Russian

You want to learn how to use possessive pronouns in Russian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Russian lessons complete with useful examples. My book, your book, all our books... we make learning Russian possessive pronouns easy.

Russian possessive pronouns : my

Possessive pronouns are used in Russian to describe possession or ownership. Just like English, Russian has a set of possessive pronouns. The Russian words for 'my' are 'мой', 'моя' and 'моё'. The word 'мой' is used with masculine nouns, the word 'моя' is used with feminine nouns and the word 'моё' is used with neuter nouns.

Examples

mayó yábloka
my apple
moí diéngi
my money
mói voprós
my question
mayá köníga
my book
mayá kravátz
my bed
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Possessive pronouns are used to describe ownership or possession. To start out, learn to use just two Russian possessive pronouns. We suggest you learn моя мать, мой отец and твоя мать, твой отец (my mother, my father, your mother, your father). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Russian possessive pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned using these phrases by heart you can move on to the bonus Step 10 (Simple Russian sentences).

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