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Russian verb conjugation

In Russian there are only three verb tenses: past, present and future. That makes learning Russian verb conjugation a bit easier, don’t you think? In this series we offer to practice Russian verb conjugation in different tenses as well as to see some examples of their use with nouns and pronouns in different cases and with different prepositions.

Возвращать / возвращаться

Возвращать / возвращаться

Today’s verbs: возвраща́ть / возвраща́ться

Imperfective. First conjugation.

Meaning:
– возвраща#&769;ть – to return, to give back
– возвраща#&769;ться – to come back

Perfective – верну#&769;ть(ся).

Утопать

Утопать

Today’s verb is: утопа́ть

Imperfective. First conjugation. Non-reflexive.

Meaning: to sink, to drown.

Perfective – утону́ть.

Вдыхать

Вдыхать

Today’s verb: вдыха́ть.

Imperfective. First conjugation. Non-reflexive.

Meaning: to inhale.

Perfective – вдохну́ть.

Бегать

Бегать

The verb of this lesson is: бе́гать.

Verb of motion. First conjugation. Non-reflexive.

Meaning: to run.

Perfective – побе́гать, сбе́гать..

Говорить / говориться

Говорить / говориться

Today’s verbs are: говори́ть / говори́ться.

Imperfective. Second conjugation.

Meaning: to speak, to talk, to tell.

Perfective – сказа́ть.

Убирать, убираться

Russian Verb Conjugation: Убирать, убираться

The ability to use Russian verbs in different tenses with confidence makes you a much more advanced Russian speaker. In this lesson we are going to practice Russian verb conjugation with two verbs:

– убира́ть (to clean up, to take away, to remove)
– убира́ться (to clean up, to tidy up, to go away, to get out)

Ехать

Ехать

The verb of today’s lesson is: е́хать.

Imperfective. First conjugation. Non-reflexive. Verb of motion. Stem-changing verb.

Meaning: to go, to ride, to drive.

Perfective – прие́хать, пое́хать.

Заснуть, проснуться

Russian conjugation: Заснуть, проснуться

In this lesson we are practicing Russian verb conjugation with two perfective verbs:
– засну́ть (to fall asleep)
– просну́ться (to wake up).

Their imperfective counterparts – засыпать, просыпаться – were studied by us in the previous lesson of the series ‘Russian verb conjugation’.

Нравиться

nravitsya

The verb of this lesson is: нра́виться.

Always reflexive. Second conjugation. Imperfective.

Meaning: мне нра́вится – I like.

Perfective – понра́виться.

Понравиться

Понравиться

The verb of today: понра́виться.

Perfective. Always reflexive. Second conjugation.

Meaning: мне понра́вилось – I liked it.

Imperfective – нра́виться.

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