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To mean in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
1. Break down the word "значить" (to mean) to "зна" and "чить". "Зна-" is similar to "знать" (to know), which connects to the idea of understanding meaning.
2. Think of the word "significant," as it also deals with meaning, and the root "знач" sounds somewhat similar to "sign."
3. Visualize a "znak" (sign) which is something that gives meaning to things.

"Значить" is used to express the concept of something meaning or signifying something. It’s often used to denote importance or relevance.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– означать (oznachat') – to signify
– иметь в виду (imet' v vidu) – to mean, to have in mind

значить (znachit')


*Present Tense:*
– я значу (ya znachyu)
– ты значишь (ty znachish)
– он/она/оно значит (on/ona/ono znachit)
– мы значим (my znachim)
– вы значите (vy znachite)
– они значат (oni znachat)

*Past Tense:*
– я/ты/он значил (ya/ty/on znachil)
– я/ты/она значила (ya/ty/ona znachila)
– оно значило (ono znachilo)
– мы/вы/они значили (my/vy/oni znachili)

*Future Tense:*
– я буду значить (ya budu znachit')
– ты будешь значить (ty budesh' znachit')
– он/она/оно будет значить (on/ona/ono budet znachit')
– мы будем значить (my budem znachit')
– вы будете значить (vy budete znachit')
– они будут значить (oni budut znachit')

Examples of sentences:
1. Что это слово значит? (Chto eto slovo znachit?) – What does this word mean?
2. Этот поступок много значит для меня. (Etot postupok mnogo znachit dlya menya.) – This act means a lot to me.
3. Они не поняли, что я значил. (Oni ne ponyali, chto ya znachil.) – They did not understand what I meant.
4. В будущем этот опыт будет значить больше. (V budushchem etot opyt budet znachit' bol'she.) – In the future, this experience will mean more.

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word
– Associate "значить" with the English word "signify," since they both relate to meaning.
– Think of "значит," which is used conversationally in Russian (like "so" or "therefore") to link it with conveying meaning.

"Значить" means "to mean" or "to signify," used to indicate what something stands for or represents.

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing
– Означать (oznachat')

1. Infinitive: значить (znachit')
2. Past Tense:
– я/ты/он: значил (znachil)
– я/ты/она: значила (znachila)
– оно: значило (znachilo)
– мы/вы/они: значили (znachili)
3. Present Tense: (Note: "значить" is mainly used in the infinitive. For present meaning, contextually different verbs might be used, though not direct present conjugation)
4. Future Tense:
– я: буду значить (budu znachit')
– ты: будешь значить (budesh' znachit')
– он/она/оно: будет значить (budet znachit')
– мы: будем значить (budem znachit')
– вы: будете значить (budete znachit')
– они: будут значить (budut znachit')

Examples of Sentences:
– Это слово значит "любовь." (Eto slovo znachit "lyubov'.") — This word means "love."
– Что это значило для тебя? (Chto eto znacilo dlya tebya?) — What did it mean for you?
– Она будет значить очень много для проекта. (Ona budet znachit' ochen' mnogo dlya proekta.) — She will mean a lot to the project.

Romanized characters for examples:
– Eto slovo znachit "lyubov'."
– Chto eto znacilo dlya tebya?
– Ona budet znachit' ochen' mnogo dlya proekta.

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