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

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
– You can break down "поняли" (understood) into its root and suffixes: "по-ня-" which might remind you of "поймать" (to catch) as understanding sometimes involves 'catching' the meaning.
– Think of "пон-" as part of "понимать" (to understand) and "яли" as a common ending for past tense plural verbs, similar to other verbs you may have learned.

– The word "поняли" is the past tense, plural form of the verb "понять" which means "to understand."

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "Понять" can be synonymous with "осознать" meaning "to realize."
– "Понимать" is another form often used for "to understand" in a more general, habitual sense.

Conjugations of "понять":
Infinitive: понять (ponyat')

Past tense:
– я понял (ya ponel) – I understood (male)
– я поняла (ya ponyala) – I understood (female)
– ты понял (ty ponel) – you understood (male)
– ты поняла (ty ponyala) – you understood (female)
– он понял (on ponel) – he understood
– она поняла (ona ponyala) – she understood
– мы поняли (my ponyali) – we understood
– вы поняли (vy ponyali) – you (plural/formal) understood
– они поняли (oni ponyali) – they understood

Present tense (for "понимать" as there is no present tense for perfective "понять"):
– я понимаю (ya ponimayu) – I understand
– ты понимаешь (ty ponimaesh') – you understand
– он/она/оно понимает (on/ona/ono ponimaet) – he/she/it understands
– мы понимаем (my ponimaem) – we understand
– вы понимаете (vy ponimaete) – you (plural/formal) understand
– они понимают (oni ponimayut) – they understand

Future tense:
– я пойму (ya poymu) – I will understand
– ты поймёшь (ty poymyosh') – you will understand
– он/она/оно поймёт (on/ona/ono poymyot) – he/she/it will understand
– мы поймём (my poymyom) – we will understand
– вы поймёте (vy poymyote) – you (plural/formal) will understand
– они поймут (oni poymut) – they will understand

Examples of sentences:
– Мы поняли, что произошло. (My ponyali, chto proizošlo.) – We understood what happened.
– Они поняли, что надо делать. (Oni ponyali, chto nado delat'.) – They understood what needs to be done.
– Ты понял меня правильно? (Ty ponel menya pravil'no?) – Did you understand me correctly?

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