Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "they" in Russian

This Russian word is one of the top 1000 words in Russian. The complete list of most common Russian words is available here.

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Meaning: they, their, them

Pronunciation: [uh-NEE]

Part of speech: pronoun

Rank: #18 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Ка́ждые выходны́е они́ игра́ют вме́сте в те́ннис.
  • Every weekend they play tennis together.
  • Они́ у́чатся на биологи́ческом факульте́те.
  • They study in the Biology Department.
  • Их прое́кт о́чень понра́вился профе́ссору.
  • The professor really liked their project.
  • По́сле баскетбо́льного ма́тча они́ до́лго обсужда́ли недоста́тки в их страте́гии.
  • After the basketball game they had a long discussion about the shortcomings in their strategy.
  • Они́ бы́ли уве́рены в свое́й побе́де.
  • They were confident of their victory.
  • Им о́чень понра́вились блю́да ру́сской ку́хни, кото́рые пригото́вила Ма́ша.
  • They enjoyed the Russian dishes that Masha cooked.
  • Они́ пое́дут в Москву́ как студе́нты по обме́ну и проведу́т там два ме́сяца.
  • They will go to Moscow as exchange students and spend two months there.
  • Они́ рабо́тают над иссле́дованием но́вого устро́йства уже шесть ме́сяцев.
  • They have been working for six months on research for a new device.
  • Ты не зна́ешь во ско́лько они́ приду́т?
  • Do you know what time they will come?
  • Когда́ я встре́тил Ма́шу и Серге́я, они́ рассказа́ли мне о их неда́вней пое́здке в Москву́.
  • When I met Masha and Sergey they told me about their recent trip to Moscow.


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Word recordings: Copyright(c) 2006 Streit Goulnara, Streit Eric, Vion Nicolas. Copyright(c) 2007 S. Sakhno, N. Vion. Distributed under CC-BY.



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