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Now in Russian 🇷🇺

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

Russian Sentences with the Word “Now”

Russian sentence with “сейчас” English translation for сейчас S

Я сейчас вернусь.

I will immediately return.

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сейчас info.

Tips to Remember the Russian Word:
– Think of “see us now” as a reminder. The pronunciation is similar to "seychas" (si-CHAS).
– Visualize a clock showing the current time whenever you hear "seychas."

– Сейчас (seychas) is commonly used to indicate the present moment, similar to "now" in English.
– It can imply immediacy, such as right at this moment or in the very near future.

Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:
– Ныне (nyne) – more formal or poetic term for "now" or "at present."
– Теперь (teper') – often translates as "now" or "currently," especially when contrasting the present with the past.

Alternate Meanings and Slang:
– Used in casual conversation to mean "just a second" or "hold on."
– In some contexts, it can imply a short wait or delay.

Examples of Sentences that Use Сейчас:
1. Сейчас 10 часов утра. (Seychas 10 chasov utra.)
– It's 10 o'clock in the morning now.
2. Сейчас я занят. (Seychas ya zanyat.)
– I am busy right now.
3. Подожди, я сейчас вернусь. (Podozhdi, ya seychas vernus'.)
– Wait, I’ll be back in a moment.
4. Сейчас мы пойдём в магазин. (Seychas my poydёm v magazin.)
– We're going to the store right now.
5. Я сделаю это сейчас. (Ya sdelayu eto seychas.)
– I will do it right now.

Romanized Characters:
– Seychas

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сейчас info.

Tips to remember the Russian word "сейчас":
– Visualize a clock pointing to the current time to associate "сейчас" with "now."
– Remember that "сейЧАС" has "час," which means "hour," associating it with the current hour or present moment.

– The word "сейчас" means "now" or "currently."
– It can also be used to convey "just a moment" or "soon" depending on the context.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Теперь (teper') – more like "now" in a sense of "from now on" or "currently" when contrasting with the past.

Alternate meanings:
– "Сейчас!" can be used in a similar way to "Just a second!" or "Hang on!" in informal contexts.

Examples of sentences that use "сейчас":
1. Сейчас я занят. (Seichas ya zanyat.) – I am busy right now.
2. Мы поедем в магазин сейчас. (My poyedem v magazin seichas.) – We are going to the store now.
3. Сейчас трудно найти работу. (Seichas trudno nayti rabotu.) – It's hard to find a job right now.
4. Подожди секунду, сейчас вернусь. (Podozhdi sekundu, seichas vernus'.) – Wait a second, I'll be back in a moment.

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сейчас info.

Tips to remember the Russian word:
– You can associate "сейчас" with the phrase "see us" because it sounds similar and can help you remember that you want to see us now.
– Imagine the word as a stopwatch getting ready to go off, which can help you recall that it means "now."

– "Сейчас" (sey-chas) is primarily used to denote the current moment, similarly to "now" in English.
– It is often used to indicate immediacy or something happening at the present time.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Немедленно (nemedlenno) – immediately, right away
– В данный момент (v danniy moment) – at this moment
– Теперь (teper') – now (with a slight emphasis on a change or contrast from the past)

Alternate meanings like slang:
– "Вот-вот" (vot-vot) – colloquial, indicating something will happen very soon or in just a moment, similar to "right now."
– The word can also be used in expressions like "Сейчас-сейчас" (sey-chas-sey-chas) to imply "just a moment" or "right away" but sometimes can be used ironically to mean “wait a bit longer.”

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. Сейчас я занят. (Seychas ya zanyat.) – I am busy right now.
2. Мы выходим прямо сейчас. (My vykhodim pryamo seychas.) – We are leaving right now.
3. Подожди, я приду через пять минут. Я сейчас занят. (Podozhdi, ya pridu cherez pyat' minut. Ya seychas zanyat.) – Wait, I will come in five minutes. I am busy now.
4. Сейчас я тебе всё объясню. (Seychas ya tebe vsyo ob'yasnyu.) – Now I will explain everything to you.
5. Он в данный момент дома. (On v danniy moment doma.) – He is at home at this moment.

Romanized characters:
– Seychas

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