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To sit in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
1. Mnemonic association: Imagine someone sitting (сидеть) in a seat (сиденье). The words звучат похоже (sound similar) when you connect them in your mind.
2. Visual imagery: Visualize someone ‘seated’ and think of the word ‘sit' merged with 'ye', so "sit" + "y" = "sitye-tь".

сидеть means "to sit" and is the infinitive form.
– It’s often used to describe the action of being in a seated position.

Other words that mean the same thing:
усесться (usest'sya): To seat oneself, to sit down.

– Infinitive: сидеть (sidet')
– Past:
– я сидел (ya sidel) — I sat/I was sitting (m)
– я сидела (ya sidela) — I sat/I was sitting (f)
– ты сидел (ty sidel) — You sat/You were sitting (m)
– ты сидела (ty sidela) — You sat/You were sitting (f)
– он сидел (on sidel) — He sat/He was sitting
– она сидела (ona sidela) — She sat/She was sitting
– оно сидело (ono sidelo) — It sat/It was sitting
– мы сидели (my sideli) — We sat/We were sitting
– вы сидели (vy sideli) — You all sat/You all were sitting
– они сидели (oni sideli) — They sat/They were sitting

– Present:
– я сижу (ya sizhu) — I sit/I am sitting
– ты сидишь (ty sidish') — You sit/You are sitting
– он/она/оно сидит (on/ona/ono sidit) — He/She/It sits/He/She/It is sitting
– мы сидим (my sidim) — We sit/We are sitting
– вы сидите (vy sidite) — You all sit/You all are sitting
– они сидят (oni sidyat) — They sit/They are sitting

– Future (буду сидеть):
– я буду сидеть (ya budu sidet') — I will sit/I will be sitting
– ты будешь сидеть (ty budesh' sidet') — You will sit/You will be sitting
– он/она/оно будет сидеть (on/ona/ono budet sidet') — He/She/It will sit/He/She/It will be sitting
– мы будем сидеть (my budem sidet') — We will sit/We will be sitting
– вы будете сидеть (vy budete sidet') — You all will sit/You all will be sitting
– они будут сидеть (oni budut sidet') — They will sit/They will be sitting

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. Он сидит на стуле. (On sidit na stule.) — He is sitting on the chair.
2. Мы сидели на берегу реки. (My sideli na beregu reki.) — We sat by the riverbank.
3. В будущем я буду сидеть рядом с тобой. (V budushchem ya budu sidet' ryadom s toboy.) — In the future, I will sit next to you.
4. Она часто сидит в библиотеке. (Ona chasto sidit v biblioteke.) — She often sits in the library.
5. Ты будешь сидеть в первом ряду. (Ty budesh' sidet' v pervom ryadu.) — You will sit in the first row.

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