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Difference between ты and вы?

They both mean "you" right? I haven't figured out yet the distinction between the contexts they're found in.

2 years ago

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ты is singular, вы plural (or used when addressing someone formally)

2 years ago

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Oo that is easy because is in serbian is same ti is singular, and vi plural

2 years ago

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Yes, they both mean you, but one is formal and one is informal It may be rude to use the wrong one with people. If you have studied Spanish, it is like the difference between "tu" and "usted".

2 years ago

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They both mean 'you', but 'ты' is informal, whereas 'вы' is formal. It's similar to 'tu' and 'vous' in French, 'je' and 'u' in Dutch and 'εσύ' and 'εσείς' in Greek.

2 years ago
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