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To stand in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Remember the similarity in the sound "сто" (sto) which can remind you of "sto-p," a word that implies staying in one place.
– Visualize something standing still; the Russian word "стоять" begins with "сто," which can help you think of a stationary object.

– "Стоять" means to stand or to be in an upright position without moving.
– It is an imperfective verb and focuses on the action of standing rather than the completion of standing.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "Вставать" (vstavátʹ) – to stand up, to get up (more of the action of beginning to stand)
– "Находиться" (nakhóditsya) – to be located, to be found (used in broader contexts, but sometimes can be used to imply standing in a place)


Infinitive: стоять (stoyátʹ)

Present Tense:
– Я стою́ (ya stoyú) – I stand
– Ты стои́шь (ty stoíshʹ) – You (singular, informal) stand
– Он/она́/оно́ стои́т (on/oná/onó stoít) – He/she/it stands
– Мы стои́м (my stoím) – We stand
– Вы стои́те (vy stoíte) – You (plural/formal) stand
– Они́ стоя́т (oní stoyát) – They stand

Past Tense:
– Я стоя́л/стояла (ya stoyál/stoyála) – I (male/female) stood
– Ты стоя́л/стояла (ty stoyál/stoyála) – You (singular, informal, male/female) stood
– Он стоя́л (on stoyál) – He stood
– Она́ стояла (ona stoyála) – She stood
– Оно́ стояло (ono stoyálo) – It stood
– Мы стоя́ли (my stoyáli) – We stood
– Вы стоя́ли (vy stoyáli) – You (plural/formal) stood
– Они́ стоя́ли (oní stoyáli) – They stood

Future Tense:
– Я буду стоя́ть (ya budu stoyátʹ) – I will stand
– Ты будешь стоя́ть (ty búdeshʹ stoyátʹ) – You (singular, informal) will stand
– Он/она́/оно́ будет стоя́ть (on/oná/onó búdet stoyátʹ) – He/she/it will stand
– Мы будем стоя́ть (my búdem stoyátʹ) – We will stand
– Вы будете стоя́ть (vy búdete stoyátʹ) – You (plural/formal) will stand
– Они́ будут стоя́ть (oní búdut stoyátʹ) – They will stand

Examples of sentences:
– Я стою́ на автобусной остановке. (Ya stoyú na avtobusnoy ostanóvke.) – I am standing at the bus stop.
– Они́ стоя́ли возле дома. (Oní stoyáli vozle dóma.) – They stood near the house.
– Она́ будет стоя́ть здесь до вечера. (Oná búdet stoyátʹ zdesʹ do véchera.) – She will stand here until the evening.
– Ты стои́шь на моём пути! (Ty stoíshʹ na moyóm putí!) – You are standing in my way!
– Мы стои́м в очереди уже час. (My stoím v ócheredi uzhé chas.) – We have been standing in line for an hour.

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