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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)

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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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