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To search in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
1. Visual Association: Picture "searching" for something with a small magnifying glass (искать pronounced as “iskat’”).
2. Phonetic Bridge: The start of the word "искать" sounds like "is" – think "is that what you're searching for?"

– The verb "искать" means "to search" or "to look for" in English.
– It is the basic form of the verb, known as the infinitive.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "Разыскивать" (rozyskivat’) – to search for, to look for
– "Изыскивать" (izyskivat’) – to look for, to seek (often used in more complex or detailed searches)


Present Tense:
– Я ищу (ya ishchu) – I search
– Ты ищешь (ty ishesh') – You search (singular informal)
– Он/Она/Оно ищет (on/ona/ono ishet) – He/She/It searches
– Мы ищем (my ishem) – We search
– Вы ищете (vy ishete) – You search (plural/formal)
– Они ищут (oni ishut) – They search

Past Tense:
– Я искал (ya iskal) / Я искала (ya iskala) – I searched (masculine/feminine forms)
– Ты искал (ty iskal) / Ты искала (ty iskala) – You searched (singular informal)
– Он искал (on iskal) – He searched
– Она искала (ona iskala) – She searched
– Оно искало (ono iskalo) – It searched
– Мы искали (my iskali) – We searched
– Вы искали (vy iskali) – You searched (plural/formal)
– Они искали (oni iskali) – They searched

Future Tense (uses the verb "буду" + infinitive):
– Я буду искать (ya budu iskat’) – I will search
– Ты будешь искать (ty budesh’ iskat’) – You will search (singular informal)
– Он/Она/Оно будет искать (on/ona/ono budet iskat’) – He/She/It will search
– Мы будем искать (my budem iskat’) – We will search
– Вы будете искать (vy budete iskat’) – You will search (plural/formal)
– Они будут искать (oni budut iskat’) – They will search

Examples of sentences that use it:

1. Я ищу свои ключи. (Ya ishchu svoi klyuchi.) – I am looking for my keys.
2. Ты ищешь дом на продажу? (Ty ishesh' dom na prodazhu?) – Are you looking for a house for sale?
3. Он искал свою собаку весь день. (On iskal svoyu sobaku ves’ den’.) – He searched for his dog all day.
4. Мы будем искать новый ресторан для ужина. (My budem iskat’ novyj restoran dlya uzhina.) – We will search for a new restaurant for dinner.

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