должный

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

до́лжный (dólžnyj)

  1. due; required

Declension[edit]

* Note: The letter "г (g)" in the endings "-ого" / "-его" for the genitive masculine and neuter singular and and accusative masculine animate singular is pronounced as /v/, not /g/.

Usage notes[edit]

The short forms are used in conjunction with the infinitive of a verb to show that one should or has to/must do something.

  • Я хотел бы отдыхать, но я должен работать. - I would like to have a rest, but I should/must work.