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Old in Russian 🇷🇺

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

Russian Sentences with the Word “Old”

Russian sentence with “старый” English translation for старый S

Серая машина старая и громкая.

The grey machine is old and loud.

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старый info.

Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Sound association: "Старый" (star-y) sounds somewhat like the English word "star." Think of an old star or an old person who has been a 'star' all their life.
– Visual association: Imagine an old star twinkling weakly in the night sky.

– "Старый" (star-y) is the masculine form of the adjective meaning "old" in Russian.
– The feminine form is "старая" (star-aya) and the neuter form is "старое" (star-oye).

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Древний (drev-nee) – means "ancient" or "age-old." Used for something very old, like artifacts or historical periods.
– Ветхий (vet-khiy) – implies something old and worn out, often used for objects or buildings.

Alternate meanings:
– In slang, "старик" (starik) or "старуха" (staruha) derived from "старый" can informally mean "old man" or "old woman," sometimes affectionately or derogatorily, depending on context.

Examples of sentences that use "старый":
– У меня есть старый друг. (U menya yest' staryy drug.) – I have an old friend.
– Этот дом очень старый. (Etot dom ochen' staryy.) – This house is very old.
– Он носит старую одежду. (On nosit staruyu odezhdu.) – He wears old clothes.
– Эта машина слишком старая для долгих поездок. (Eta mashina slishkom staraya dlya dolgikh poyezdok.) – This car is too old for long trips.

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