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"Где твоя мама?"

Translation:Where is your mother?

November 18, 2015



твой-твоя = your (masculine, feminine). ваш-ваша = your (masculine, feminine). Please explain me the difference. Thank you!

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    Твой/твоя is related to ты, ваш(а) is related to вы.

    You use твой when you speak with one person and you know that person well (or if it's a child). We generally don’t address strangers this way (although this is different for different regions, some people do).

    Ваш is used when you're speaking to several people, or when you're speaking to one person politely.


    Crystal clear. Thank you


    this sounds like something a kidnaper would say


    Thank you for all your help. Just wondering when do you use тебя vs твоя/твой? Спасибо!


    it depends on the case of the word following it from what I've gathered. grammatical "gender", and case, all change which spelling/word form to use. In this case, твоя gets used with мама because they're both the """feminine"""" form and they need to match. You'd use твой on words like кот and дом because it's """"masculine""", and твоё gets used on neutr words like яйцо, молоко, etc.


    Где тебя мама? Can we use


    It sounds like a broken version of "ты где, мама?". Sounds like you are asking where is your mom directly to her, bur grammatically incorrect.

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