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See also: свои and свој

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BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *svojь, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyos.

DeterminerEdit

свой (svojm

  1. (possessive) one's, my, his, her, its, our, your, their (always refers to the subject of the sentence)

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *svojь, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyos.

PronounEdit

свой (svojm

  1. (possessive) one's, my, his, her, its, our, your, their (always refers to the subject of the sentence)

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *svojь, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyos. Cognates include Latin suus, Ancient Greek (), Sanskrit स्वतह् (svataḥ), and perhaps Old English self.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [svoj]
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PronounEdit

свой (svojm

  1. (reflexive-possessive pronoun) one's own; my, his, her, its, our, your, their (always refers to the subject of the sentence)
    Я курю́ свою́ сига́ру.Ja kurjú svojú sigáru.I’m smoking my cigar.
    Мы ку́рим свои́ сига́ры.My kúrim svoí sigáry.We’re smoking our cigars.
    Он ку́рит свою́ сига́ру.On kúrit svojú sigáru.He’s smoking his cigar (his own).
    Он ку́рит его́ сига́ру.On kúrit jevó sigáru.He’s smoking his (the other guy’s) cigar.
    Она́ ку́рит свою́ сига́ру.Oná kúrit svojú sigáru.She’s smoking her cigar (her own).
    Она́ ку́рит её сига́ру.Oná kúrit jejó sigáru.She’s smoking her (the other lady's) cigar.
  2. peculiar

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