Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "your (plural)" in Russian

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ваш

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Meaning: your (plural), yours (plural), your (polite address), yours (polite address)

Pronunciation: [vahsh]

Part of speech: pronoun

Rank: #142 (see frequency list)



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 Example sentences:
  • Это ваш словáрь?
  • Is that your dictionary?
  • Мой зóнтик здесь, а ваш - там.
  • My umbrella is here and yours is there.
  • Катя - Ваша подруга?
  • Is Katia your friend? (polite)
  • Приезжáйте с Вáшим му́жем!
  • Come with your husband. (polite)
  • У меня нет Вáшего пácпорта!
  • I don't have your passport! (polite)
  • Вы уже сказáли об э́том Вáшему отцу́?
  • Have you told your father about it? (polite)
  • Они уже знáют о Вáшей коллéкции.
  • They know about your collection already. (polite)
  • Что знáчит э́то слóво в вáшем языкé?
  • What does this word mean in your language?
  • Вáше высóчество, к Вам посóл Фрáнции.
  • Your highness, the ambassador of France ahas arrived. (polite)
  • Как там вáши поживáют?
  • How is your family doing?
  •  literal  How are yours living?
  • Ваш Петрóв прócто неудáчник!
  • Your friend Petrov is just a looser!
  •  literal  Your Petrov is just a looser!


 Idioms and set expressions:
  • по вáшему мнéнию = in your opinion
  • на ваш взгляд = that is your own business in your opinion
  • э́то не вáше дéло = it's none of your business
  • по-вáшему = in your opinion
  • Вáше благорóдие = your Honour
  • Вáше превосходи́тельство = your Excellency
  • Вáше сия́тельство = your Excellency
  • Вáше высóчество = your Highness
  • Вáше вели́чество = your Majesty
  • э́то не вáше дéло = that is your own business
  • вáша взялá = you've won
  • к вáшему свéдению = just so you know
  • Ваш, Вáша = Yours (letter ending)
 Related words:
  • твой = your, yours (friendly address)
  • егó = his
  • еë = her
  • наш = our, ours
  • их = their, theirs
 Proverbs and sayings:
  • Бы́ло вáше, стáло нáше.
  • It was yours, but it's ours now!
  • Вáши скáчут, а нáши плáчут.
  • What is bad for some people is good for other people.
  •  literal  Your people jump and our people cry.
  • Вáши пьют, а нáши пья́ных бьют.
  • What is bad for some people is good for other people.
  •  literal  Your people drink and our people hit the drunk.
 Other forms of the word (declensions):
case
singular
plural
masculine
neuter
feminine
Nominative
ва́ш
ва́ше
ва́ша
ва́ши
Genitive
ва́шего
ва́шего
ва́шей
ва́ших
Dative
ва́шему
ва́шему
ва́шей
ва́шим
Accusative
(anim/inanim)
ва́шего/
ва́ш
ва́ше
ва́шу
ва́ших/
ва́ши
Instrumental
ва́шим
ва́шим
ва́шей
ва́шими
Prepositional
ва́шем
ва́шем
ва́шей
ва́ших

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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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