A visual to remember useful verbs of motion in Russian.

It looks like the Russian language likes being specific when translating "to go"! Using Sketchable, I made something useful to remember the most useful verbs of motion in Russian:

There's a small mistake in the bottom right panel—it's "пойти", not "пойдти".

I hope having some illustrations for the verbs of motion helps anyone. And yes, I know it's unlikely that an actual person would have wings, but at least you'll remember летать. ;P

A little note: If you can't read Russian cursive yet, here's a useful guide.

May 9, 2017


A little question. Don't you confuse (in Russian cursive) g with something like d? Because in Microsoft word (specifically, seoge script's font)they put д as d and I have a confusion between does ones when I read them :'|

May 9, 2017

No, because the Russian g doesn't look like that when written

May 9, 2017

There is no Russian g - г, the equivalent of g, looks completely different. Russian cursive and italics looks confusing at first since the letters don't all look the way they are in print. With more experience, though, you'll get used to it.

Just a note: in Russian schools, most children are taught since first grade to use Russian cursive. A lot of Russians write in cursive, so it will be useful to know how to read and write Russian in cursive.

May 10, 2017

I know how to read Russian cursive, even though I wasn't quite sure about that cursive Russian letter. Thanks!

May 10, 2017

I know how to read Russian cursive

Ron Howard voice, "He didn't"

April 12, 2019

Ah, I didn't know that. Kudos to you for being able to read (most of) Russian cursive! :P

May 11, 2017
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