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What is the difference between моя моё мои

All those mean my, but i'm not sure the situation on when to use what.

July 18, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/relox84

Nearly all adjectives agree in gender & number with the noun they modify, and that includes мой which in the nominative case has 4 forms:

  • мой for singular masculine nouns: мой город

  • моя for singular feminine nouns: моя кошка

  • моё for singular neuter nouns: моё яйцо

  • мои for all plural nouns: мои города / мои кошки / мои яйца

Adjectives also agree in case: for instance, моя кошка in the accusative is мою кошку


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Norrius

A minor correction: «мой» is a possessive pronoun, not an adjective, even though they share some properties.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hilalj

Awesome, now it makes sense. so it's all depending on noun it follows


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Khai_Nguyen_1998

Мой - masculine Моя - feminine Моё - neuter Мои - plural

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