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To swim in Russian 🇷🇺

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

Russian Sentences with the Word “To swim”

Russian sentence with “плавать” English translation for плавать S

Я хочу, плавать в море.

I want to swim in the sea.

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Tips to remember the Russian word ('плавать'):
– Associate "плавать" with the English word "plav" which can remind you of "plow", as boats "plow" through the water.
– Remember that "плавать" sounds a bit like "float", which is something you do while swimming.

– "Плавать" (plávat') is the imperfective infinitive form, meaning it conveys the action of swimming in a general or ongoing sense.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "Плыть" (plyt') – This is the perfective form, used for a singular, complete act of swimming.

Conjugations of 'плавать':

Present Tense:
– Я плаваю (Ya plávayu) – I swim
– Ты плаваешь (Ty plávayesh') – You swim
– Он/Она/Оно плавает (On/Ona/Ono plávayet) – He/She/It swims
– Мы плаваем (My plávayem) – We swim
– Вы плаваете (Vy plávayete) – You (plural/formal) swim
– Они плавают (Oni plávayut) – They swim

Past Tense:
– Я/Ты/Он плавал (Ya/Ty/On plával) – I/You/He swam
– Я/Ты/Она плавала (Ya/Ty/Ona plávala) – I/You/She swam
– Оно плавало (Ono plávalo) – It swam
– Мы/Вы/Они плавали (My/Vy/Oni plávali) – We/You/They swam

Future Tense:
– Я буду плавать (Ya budu plávat') – I will swim
– Ты будешь плавать (Ty budesh' plávat') – You will swim
– Он/Она/Оно будет плавать (On/Ona/Ono budet plávat') – He/She/It will swim
– Мы будем плавать (My budem plávat') – We will swim
– Вы будете плавать (Vy budete plávat') – You (plural/formal) will swim
– Они будут плавать (Oni budut plávat') – They will swim

Examples of sentences:
– Я люблю плавать в бассейне. (Ya lyublyu plávat' v basseine.) – I love to swim in the pool.
– Она плавает каждый день. (Ona plávayet kazhdyy den'.) – She swims every day.
– Когда мы были на море, мы плавали долго. (Kogda my byli na more, my plávali dolgo.) – When we were at the sea, we swam for a long time.
– В следующем месяце они будут плавать в озере. (V sleduyushchem mesyatse oni budut plávat' v ozere.) – Next month, they will swim in the lake.

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