самый

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

са́мый (sámyj)

  1. (definitive pronoun) the very, the selfsame, the very same
    Я живу́ в са́мом це́нтре го́рода у са́мого па́рка.
    Ja živú v sámom céntre góroda u sámogo párka.
    I live in the very center of town close to the park.
    Она́ ду́мала и́менно то́ же са́мое.
    Oná dúmala ímenno tó že sámoje.
    She thinks exactly the same.
  2. the most (superlative degree)
    Санкт-Петербу́рг са́мый краси́вый го́род в Росси́и.
    Sankt-Peterbúrg sámyj krasívyj górod v Rossíi.
    Saint Petersburg is the most beautiful city in Russia.

Declension[edit]

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

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