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To cover in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word "покрыть":

Visual Association: Imagine covering something with a lid (покрывало – pokryvalo).
Sound Association: Think of "poke" in English, as if you are "poking" to cover it.

"Покрыть" is the infinitive form of the verb meaning "to cover."

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:
– "Закрыть" (zakryt’) – To close or to cover up.
– "Накрыть" (nakryt’) – To cover, often used in the context of covering a table with a cloth or setting a table.

Conjugations of "покрыть":

Infinitive: покрыть (pokryt’)

Past Tense:
– Я покрыл (ya pokryl) [male], Я покрыла (ya pokrila) [female] – I covered
– Ты покрыл (ty pokryl) [male], Ты покрыла (ty pokrila) [female] – You covered
– Он покрыл (on pokryl) [male], Она покрыла (ona pokrila) [female], Оно покрыло (ono pokrylo) [neuter] – He/She/It covered
– Мы покрыли (my pokryli) – We covered
– Вы покрыли (vy pokryli) – You (plural/formal) covered
– Они покрыли (oni pokryli) – They covered

Present Tense (Note: In Russian, the verb "покрыть" does not have a present tense; we use "покрывать" or other forms.)

Future Tense:
– Я покрою (ya pokroyu) – I will cover
– Ты покроешь (ty pokroyesh) – You will cover
– Он/Она/Оно покроет (on/ona/ono pokroyet) – He/She/It will cover
– Мы покроем (my pokroyem) – We will cover
– Вы покроете (vy pokroyete) – You (plural/formal) will cover
– Они покроют (oni pokroyut) – They will cover

Examples of Sentences Using "покрыть":

1. Я покрыл стол скатертью. (Ya pokryl stol skatert'yu.) – I covered the table with a tablecloth.
2. Она покрыла сад листьями. (Ona pokrila sad list'yami.) – She covered the garden with leaves.
3. Мы покроем крышу в следующем году. (My pokroyem kryshu v sleduyushem godu.) – We will cover the roof next year.
4. Они покроют расходы на поездку. (Oni pokroyut rashody na poyezdku.) – They will cover the expenses for the trip.

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