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To cry in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Think of "plaque" in English, which might remind you of tears leaving a mark or 'plaque' on the face.
– Visualize the sound "plah-kat'" as the action of crying.

– "Плакать" (plakat') means "to cry" in Russian and is used when someone sheds tears.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Рыдать (rydát') – to sob
– всхлипывать (vs-khlíp-y-vat') – to sob/sniffle


Infinitive: Плакать (plákat')

Past Tense:
– Я плакал/плакала (ya plákal/plákala) – I cried (male/female)
– Ты плакал/плакала (ty plákal/plákala) – You cried (male/female)
– Он плакал (on plákal) – He cried
– Она плакала (ona plákala) – She cried
– Оно плакало (ono plákalo) – It cried
– Мы плакали (my plákali) – We cried
– Вы плакали (vy plákali) – You (plural/formal) cried
– Они плакали (oni plákali) – They cried

Present Tense:
– Я плачу (ya pláchu) – I cry
– Ты плачешь (ty pláchesh') – You cry
– Он/Она/Оно плачет (on/ona/ono pláchet) – He/She/It cries
– Мы плачем (my pláchem) – We cry
– Вы плачете (vy pláchete) – You (plural/formal) cry
– Они плачут (oni pláchut) – They cry

Future Tense:
– Я буду плакать (ya búdu plákat') – I will cry
– Ты будешь плакать (ty búdesh' plákat') – You will cry
– Он/Она/Оно будет плакать (on/ona/ono búdet plákat') – He/She/It will cry
– Мы будем плакать (my búdem plákat') – We will cry
– Вы будете плакать (vy búdete plákat') – You (plural/formal) will cry
– Они будут плакать (oni búdut plákat') – They will cry

Example sentences:

1. Он плакал весь день.
– On plákal ves' den'.
– He cried all day.

2. Я плачу, потому что я грустный.
– Ya pláchu, potomú chto ya grústnyy.
– I am crying because I am sad.

3. Она будет плакать, когда увидит это.
– Ona búdet plákat', kogdá uvídit eto.
– She will cry when she sees this.

4. Мы плачем от смеха.
– My pláchem ot smékha.
– We cry from laughter.

5. Они плакали, услышав новость.
– Oni plákali, uslysháv novost'.
– They cried upon hearing the news.

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