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Oneself in Russian 🇷🇺

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

Russian Sentences with the Word “Oneself”

Russian sentence with “себя” English translation for себя S

Я плохо себя чувствую.

I feel ill.

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себя info.

Tips to remember the Russian word:
1. **Visual Association**: Imagine looking at yourself in a mirror. The word "себя" reflects the action back to you, just like a mirror image.
2. **Sound Association**: The "с" can remind you of "self," and "бе" can sound like "be." So you can think of it as "self be" or "be yourself."

"Себя" is a reflexive pronoun used to refer back to the subject of the sentence. It means "oneself" and is used for all persons (I, you, he, she, we, they) in Russian.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– **Собственный** (sobstvenny) – "own"
– **Свой** (svoy) – "one's own"

Alternate meanings:
"Себя" does not have direct slang meanings, but in colloquial speech, it can be part of idiomatic expressions.

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. Он видит себя в зеркале. (On vidit sebya v zerkale.) – He sees himself in the mirror.
2. Она гордится собой. (Ona gorditsya soboy.) – She is proud of herself.
3. Я доверяю себе. (Ya doveryayu sebe.) – I trust myself.
4. Мы любуемся собой. (My lyubuyemsya soboy.) – We admire ourselves.
5. Ты должен быть уверен в себе. (Ty dolzhen byt' uveren v sebe.) – You should be confident in yourself.

Romanized characters: sebya

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