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"Здесь" vs. "Вот"

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I am a bit confused about what these two mean how they are used. Can anyone help me with this?

2 years ago

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Akvamariin
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If I remember correctly, здесь is "here" in general, while вот is the "here" you use when kind of showing something (like: вот мой дом = here is my house). There are comments about this under Discuss sentence which explain it better.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Skylar_Siviriko
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This more or less explains it.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cumeon
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Здесь means just "here" "in this place" Приходи здесь со мной - Home here with me.

Whereas "Вот" is more of an expression. Like "Here you go" "There we go" Вот, нашей ребенок является лучшим" -"There we go, our kid is the best" Вот, здесь ваша гостиница." - Here we go, your hotel is here"

Понимаешь? :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexeyGolo4

"Приходи здесь со мной" is incorrect. "Приходи СЮДА со мной" "Вот, НАШ ребенок является лучшим"" but anyway the phrase is weird . "Вот видишь, наш ребенок лучший!"

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cumeon
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You're right)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/iselizhuk

Здесь = In this place (here)

Вот = Here it is (here)

In some situations the can be almost interchangeable, in some not.

Вот мой дом - Here is my house (You are standing in the close proximity and pointing to a building).

Здесь мой дом - I live here (You are standing inside the house). If you are not standing inside a house "Здесь мой дом" is likely to refer to the area or the city.

Вот ручка - here is a pen (your are giving a pen to somebody)

Здесь ручка - would sound strange. You can say "здесь есть ручка", which would mean "There is a pen in this place"..

2 years ago