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We lived in Russian 🇷🇺

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

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word:
To remember "жили" you might think of "zh" sounding like the middle part of "treasure" and "ili" sounding like "eel". Imagine you treasured eels that lived with you.

"Жили" is the past tense verb form of "to live" for "we" (мы) or "they" (они).

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:
– проживали (prozhivali) – which also means "lived" or "resided".

"Жить" (To live) – infinitive

Past Tense:
– я жил (ya zhil) [masculine] / я жила (ya zhila) [feminine] – I lived
– ты жил (ty zhil) [masculine] / ты жила (ty zhila) [feminine] – you lived
– он жил (on zhil) – he lived
– она жила (ona zhila) – she lived
– оно жило (ono zhilo) – it lived
– мы жили (my zhili) – we lived
– вы жили (vy zhili) – you (plural/formal) lived
– они жили (oni zhili) – they lived

Present Tense:
– я живу (ya zhivu) – I live
– ты живёшь (ty zhivesh') – you live
– он/она/оно живёт (on/ona/ono zhivyot) – he/she/it lives
– мы живём (my zhivyom) – we live
– вы живёте (vy zhivyote) – you (plural/formal) live
– они живут (oni zhivut) – they live

Future Tense:
– я буду жить (ya budu zhit') – I will live
– ты будешь жить (ty budesh' zhit') – you will live
– он/она/оно будет жить (on/ona/ono budet zhit') – he/she/it will live
– мы будем жить (my budem zhit') – we will live
– вы будете жить (vy budete zhit') – you (plural/formal) will live
– они будут жить (oni budut zhit') – they will live

Examples of Sentences That Use It:
1. Мы жили в этом доме два года. (My zhili v etom dome dva goda.) – We lived in this house for two years.
2. Они жили в деревне много лет назад. (Oni zhili v derevne mnogo let nazad.) – They lived in the village many years ago.
3. Когда-то мы жили рядом с рекой. (Kogda-to my zhili ryadom s rekoy.) – We once lived near the river.

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