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To understand/realize in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to remember the Russian word "понять":
– Think of the English phrase "to comprehend." The "по-" prefix can remind you of "pouring" knowledge into your brain.
– "Поня-" sounds a bit like "pony." Imagine a pony that helps you understand things.

– "Понять" means "to understand" or "to realize." It's used when someone grasps a concept or reaches an understanding of something.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Осознать (osoznat’) – to realize, to grasp.
– Понимать (ponimat’) – to understand, to grasp (imperfective aspect).

Since "понять" is an infinitive verb, here are its conjugations:

*Present Tense:*
(Note: "понять" is perfective, thus it doesn't have a present tense in the usual sense. Instead, the imperfective "понимать" is used.)

*Past Tense:*
– Я понял/поняла (ya ponil/ponila) – I understood (masc./fem.)
– Ты понял/поняла (ty ponil/ponila) – You understood (masc./fem.)
– Он понял (on ponil) – He understood
– Она поняла (ona ponila) – She understood
– Мы поняли (my ponyali) – We understood
– Вы поняли (vy ponyali) – You all understood
– Они поняли (oni ponyali) – They understood

*Future Tense:*
– Я пойму (ya poymu) – I will understand
– Ты поймёшь (ty poymyosh’) – You will understand
– Он/она/оно поймёт (on/ona/ono poymyot) – He/she/it will understand
– Мы поймём (my poymyom) – We will understand
– Вы поймёте (vy poymyote) – You all will understand
– Они поймут (oni poymut) – They will understand

Examples of sentences that use "понять":
– Я не могу понять это. (Ya ne mogu ponyat’ eto.) – I cannot understand this.
– Он наконец-то понял, что произошло. (On nakonec-to ponyal, chto proizošlo.) – He finally realized what happened.
– Мы быстро поняли, как решить проблему. (My bystro ponyali, kak rešit’ problemu.) – We quickly understood how to solve the problem.
– Они поймут, что делать. (Oni poymut, chto delat’.) – They will understand what to do.
– Ты когда-нибудь поймёшь меня? (Ty kogda-nibud’ poymyosh’ menya?) – Will you ever understand me?

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