Demonstrative adjective

Definition: In Russian language the demonstratives adjectives have three genders, male, female and neuter; but these genders only work in singular because in plural exist only one word for all genders.

Demonstrative Adjective in Russian

SINGULAR
English Russian Pronunciation
Male This этот etot
That тот tot
Female This эта eta
That тa ta
Neuter This это eto
That то to


PLURAL
English Russian Pronunciation
All Genders These эти eti
Those те te

Examples in Russian:
  • I like this cat.
  • Мне нравится этот кот.
  • Mne nravit·sya etot kot.

  • I prefer these bikes.
  • Я предпочитаю эти велосипеды.
  • YA predpochitayu eti velosipedy .

  • I'm going to buy that house.
  • Я собираюсь купить этот дом.
  • YA sobirayusʹ kupitʹ etot dom.

  • I like those flowers.
  • Я люблю эти цветы.
  • YA lyublyu eti tsvety.

  • I danced in this disco.
  • Я танцевала в этой дискотеке.
  • YA tantsevala v etoĭ diskoteke.



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