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3-Minute Russian Season 1, Lesson 19 - Going Without
Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Russian Season 1, Lesson 19 - Going without. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to make essential negative statements in Russian.
Body
Becky: Here's the way to say 'I don't have a pen.' in Russian.
Elena: [Normal] У меня нет ручки.(U menya net ruchki.)
Becky: First is a phrase meaning 'I don’t have'
Elena: [Normal] у меня нет [Slow] у меня нет (u menya net)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'pen'
Elena: [Normal] ручки [Slow] ручки(ruchki)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'I don't have a pen.'
Elena: [Slow] У меня нет ручки. [Normal] У меня нет ручки.
Becky: Ok, now let's take a look at the way to say 'I don't have time.'
Elena: [Normal] У меня нет времени.(U menya net vremeni.)
Becky: First is a phrase meaning 'I don’t have'
Elena: [Normal] у меня нет [Slow] у меня нет (u menya net)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'time'
Elena: [Normal] времени [Slow] времени(vremeni)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'I don't have time.'
Elena: [Slow] У меня нет времени. [Normal] У меня нет времени.
Becky: Next up is the way to say 'I don't know.'
Elena: [Normal] Я не знаю.(Ya ne znau.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Elena: [Normal] я [Slow] я(ya)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'don’t'
Elena: [Normal] не [Slow] не(ne)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'know'
Elena: [Normal] знаю [Slow] знаю(znau)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'I don't know.'
Elena: [Slow] Я не знаю. [Normal] Я не знаю.
Becky: Finally, here is a way to say 'I don't understand.'
Elena: [Normal] Я не понимаю.(Ya ne panimayu.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Elena: [Normal] я [Slow] я(ya)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'don’t'
Elena: [Normal] не [Slow] не(ne)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'understand'
Elena: [Normal] понимаю [Slow] понимаю(panimayu)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'I don't understand.'
Elena: [Slow] Я не понимаю. [Normal] Я не понимаю.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Elena: Basically, "yes" is [da] in Russian. And "no" is [net]. However, there are some expressions which are widely used in daily life, that can be confusing for foreigners. For example, a typical answer can be [Да, нет. (da, net)]. But does it mean "yes" or "no"? It means "no"! This is because the Russian [da] has several meanings. It can be also translated as "well". So, [da, net] means "well, no".

Outro

Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!
Elena: Пока.

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Friday at 6:30 pm
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Let's practice here! Try translating this statement: 'I don't have it.'

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Sunday at 4:33 pm
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Hello Pascal VJ,


That's also correct 👍


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Pascal VJ
Sunday at 6:52 am
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Or У меня нет её if "it" is feminine.😉

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Hello Robert,


Correct! :)


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Robert
Wednesday at 9:09 pm
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У меня нет его ?