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Earlier in Russian 🇷🇺

in English in Russian S
earlier раньше
How to say “earlier” in Russian? “Раньше”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “раньше” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on earlier in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

Russian Sentences with the Word “Earlier”

Russian sentence with “раньше” English translation for раньше S

Если бы он приехал раньше, мы бы выиграли.

If he would have arrived earlier we would have won.

Раньше я много читал.

I used to read a lot.

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word "раньше":
– Associate it with the English word "early" since they sound somewhat similar.
– Imagine a scenario where you need to accomplish something before a deadline, picturing the word "раньше" meaning "earlier" in your mind.
– Break it down into syllables: "рань-ше" (ran'-she), to make it easier to recall.

"раньше" is used to denote something that happened at an earlier time or before a certain point in time.

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:
– Прежде (prezhde): before, earlier
– Давнее (davnee): former, in the past

Alternate Meanings (including Slang):
While "раньше" primarily means "earlier" or "before," in informal contexts, it can also imply "in the old days" referring to a past era or a former time.

Examples of Sentences that Use "раньше":
– Раньше я вставал в шесть утра. (Ran'she ya vstavál v shest' utra.) – I used to get up at six in the morning.
– Раньше здесь был парк. (Ran'she zdes' byl park.) – There used to be a park here.
– Что ты делал раньше? (Chto ty delal ran'she?) – What did you do before?
– Раньше мы часто ходили в кино. (Ran'she my chasto khodili v kino.) – We used to go to the movies often.
– Раньше всё было иначе. (Ran'she vsyo bylo inache.) – Things were different before.

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word:
– Think of the English word "range." The sound "рань-ше" (ran'-she) is somewhat reminiscent of "range," helping you to associate the English concept of "earlier" with the Russian word.
– Break it down: "рань" (ran’) somewhat sounds like "run" in English, leading you to think of someone running and getting somewhere earlier.
– Visual mnemonic: Imagine a calendar where you see the word "ше" (she) written on an earlier date compared to today.

The word "раньше" (ran'she) is an adverb in Russian that means "earlier" or "before". It is used to refer to a time that precedes the present or another reference point.

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:
– Преждевременно (prezhdevremenno) — prematurely
– Заранее (zaranee) — beforehand

Alternate Meanings Like Slang:
"Раньше" itself doesn’t have a significant slang meaning but can be casually used in a phrase like "раньше времени" (ran'she vremeni), which means "before the right time" or "prematurely".

Examples of Sentences:
– Я пришёл на работу раньше. (Ya prišól na rabótu ran'she.) — I came to work earlier.
– Раньше здесь было спокойнее. (Ran'she zdes’ bylo spokóynee.) — It used to be quieter here.
– Мы должны закончить проект раньше срока. (My dolzhny zakónchit’ proyékt ran'she sróka.) — We need to finish the project ahead of time.
– Раньше я часто играл в футбол. (Ran'she ya chasto igral v futból.) — I used to play football often.
– Раньше они живи в другом городе. (Ran'she oni zhíli v drugóm górode.) — They used to live in another city.

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