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

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word:

– Visualize someone with their ear cupped to listen attentively when saying "слушай" (sloo-shay).
– The root of the word "слушай" is similar to "слушать," which means 'to listen.' Remember that "ай" is an imperative, like a stronger prompt to listen.


– "Слушай" (sloo-shay) is the imperative form of the verb "слушать" (to listen), used in informal contexts to tell someone to listen or pay attention.

Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:

– "Послушай" (posloo-shay) – another form of 'listen,' also imperative but can be slightly more formal.
– "Внимай" (vnimay) – an archaic or poetic form to mean 'listen attentively.’

Conjugations of "Слушать":

Infinitive: слушать (slooshat')
Present Tense:
– Я слушаю (ya slooshayu) – I listen
– Ты слушаешь (ty slooshayesh') – You listen
– Он/она слушает (on/ona slooshayet) – He/She listens
– Мы слушаем (my slooshayem) – We listen
– Вы слушаете (vy slooshayete) – You (plural/formal) listen
– Они слушают (oni slooshayut) – They listen

Past Tense:
– Я слушал/слушала (ya slooshal/slooshal-la) – I listened (m/f)
– Ты слушал/слушала (ty slooshal/slooshal-la) – You listened (m/f)
– Он слушал (on slooshal) – He listened
– Она слушала (ona slooshala) – She listened
– Оно слушало (ono slooshalo) – It listened
– Мы слушали (my slooshali) – We listened
– Вы слушали (vy slooshali) – You (plural/formal) listened
– Они слушали (oni slooshali) – They listened

Future Tense:
– Я буду слушать (ya budu slooshat') – I will listen
– Ты будешь слушать (ty boodesh' slooshat') – You will listen
– Он/она будет слушать (on/ona boodyet slooshat') – He/She will listen
– Мы будем слушать (my boodyem slooshat') – We will listen
– Вы будете слушать (vy boodyete slooshat') – You (plural/formal) will listen
– Они будут слушать (oni boodut slooshat') – They will listen

Examples of Sentences That Use "Слушай":

– Слушай, что я тебе скажу. (Sloo-shay, chto ya tebye skazhoo.) – Listen, to what I will tell you.
– Слушай музыку. (Sloo-shay moo-zikoo.) – Listen to the music.
– Слушай внимательно! (Sloo-shay vnimatel'no!) – Listen carefully!

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