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

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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)

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

PronounEdit

свой (svojm

  1. (possessive) one's, 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 говори́т о своём сы́не.‎ ― Oná govorít o svojóm sýne.She’s talking about her son (her own son).
    Она́ говори́т о её сы́не.‎ ― Oná govorít o jejó sýne.She’s talking about her son (another lady’s son).
  2. one's own
  3. peculiar

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