свой

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

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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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

свой (svojm

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

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

свой (svojm

  1. (possessive) one's, my, his, her, its, our, your, their (always refers to the subject of the sentence)
    Я курю́ свою́ сига́руI’m smoking my cigar.
    Мы ку́рим свои́ сига́рыWe’re smoking our cigars.
    Он ку́рит свою́ сига́руHe’s smoking his cigar (his own).
    Он ку́рит его́ сига́руHe’s smoking his (the other guy’s) cigar.
    Она́ говори́т о своём сы́неShe’s talking about her son (her own son).
    Она́ говори́т о её сы́неShe’s talking about her son (another lady’s son).
  2. one's own
  3. peculiar

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