Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "I" 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.

я

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Meaning: I, me, mine, myself

Pronunciation: [yah]

Part of speech: pronoun

Rank: #6 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Я - студе́нт.
  • I am a student.
  •  literal  I - student.
  • Я живу́ в Росси́и.
  • I live in Russia.
  • Мне нра́вится изуча́ть ру́сский язы́к.
  • I like to learn Russian.
  •  literal  [To] me appeals [to] learn Russian language.
  • Я люблю́ игра́ть в те́ннис. Э́то моё хо́бби.
  • I like to play tennis. It is my hobby.
  • Я всегда́ добива́юсь свои́х це́лей.
  • I always achieve my goals.
  • Я зна́ю Ви́ктора семь лет. Он мой друг де́тства.
  • I have known for Victor seven years. He is my childhood friend.
  • Когда́ я впервы́е уви́дел баскетбо́льный матч, я реши́л, что хочу́ быть баскетболи́стом.
  • When I first saw a basketball game, I decided that I wanted to be a basketball player.
  • Я позабо́чусь об э́том.
  • I'll take care of it.
  • Ка́ждое у́тро я начина́ю с ча́шки ко́фе.
  • I start every morning with a cup of coffee.
  • Э́то ле́то я бы хоте́л провести́ на побере́жье Чёрного мо́ря.
  • I would like to spend this summer on the Black Sea coast.


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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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