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If in Russian 🇷🇺

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

Russian Sentences with the Word “If”

Russian sentence with “если” English translation for если S

Если бы он приехал раньше, мы бы выиграли.

if he would have arrived earlier we would have won.

Если ты не остановишься, ты приложишь слишком много усилий.

if you don’t stop, you will give too much effort.

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если info.

**Tips to Remember the Russian Word:**

To remember the word "если" (yesli), think of the English word "yes" as a starting point and then add "li" pronounced like "lee." Imagine asking "if yes, then lee?" to connect it with the condition.


The word "если" (yesli) is a conjunction in Russian that means "if." It is used to introduce a conditional clause, similar to how "if" is used in English.

**Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:**

– "в случае" (v sluchae) – in case (of)
– "при условии" (pri uslovii) – provided (that)

**Alternate Meanings like Slang:**

The word "если" does not have slang meanings. It is strictly used to introduce conditional clauses in Russian.

**Examples of Sentences that Use 'если':**

1. Если будет дождь, мы останемся дома.
– (Yesli budet dozhd', my ostanemsya doma.)
– If it rains, we will stay home.

2. Я приду, если ты меня позовёшь.
– (Ya pridu, yesli ty menya pozovyosh'.)
– I will come if you call me.

3. Если ты устал, ты можешь отдохнуть.
– (Yesli ty ustal, ty mozhesh' otdokhnut'.)
– If you are tired, you can rest.

4. Мы пойдём на улицу, если погода будет хорошей.
– (My poydyom na ulitsu, yesli pogoda budet khoroshey.)
– We will go outside if the weather is good.

5. Если бы я знал, я бы помог.
– (Yesli by ya znal, ya by pomog.)
– If I had known, I would have helped.

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