свой

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Determiner[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 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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