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Long ago in Russian 🇷🇺

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

Russian Sentences with the Word “Long ago”

Russian sentence with “давно” English translation for давно S

Как давно ты здесь?

How long have you been here?

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Remembering "давно" can be easier if you break it down: "дав" and "но." The prefix "дав" is similar to 'dav' which resembles 'Dave,' a common name. Imagine a long time ago meeting a person named Dave.
– You might also connect it with the English word "duration" to remember it relates to a long time.

– "Давно" (davno) indicates that something took place or existed far back in time.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "Издавна" (izdavna) means from ancient times.
– "Древний" (drevniy) means ancient.

Alternate meanings like slang:
– In slang, "давно" doesn't have a significantly different meaning but retains the idea of something that happened in the past, often nostalgically or emphasizing the length of time.

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. Мы не виделись с тех пор, как учились в школе, это было очень давно. (My ne videlis' s tekh por, kak uchilis' v shkole, eto bylo ochen' davno.)
– We haven't seen each other since school, that was a long time ago.

2. Давно не видел тебя, как ты? (Davno ne videl tebya, kak ty?)
– Haven't seen you in a long time, how are you?

3. Она давно мечтала поехать в Париж. (Ona davno mechtala poekhat' v Parizh.)
– She has long dreamed of going to Paris.

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