047 – Demonstrative pronouns in the Genitive

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In the previous lesson we learned the Russian possessive pronouns in the Genitive case. And as promised, today we are having a look at the demonstrative pronouns in the Genitive.

Below is the list of the demosntrative Russian pronouns. The first pronoun in a pair is in the Nominative case, the second one is in the Genitive case.

Pronoun ‘this’:

э́тот – э́того
э́та – э́той
э́то – э́того
э́ти – э́тих

Pronoun ‘that’:

тот – того́
та – той
то – того́
те – тех


У э́того ма́льчика бога́тая фанта́зия.
This boy has a rich imagination.

Мы хоти́м получи́ть креди́т, что нам для э́того ну́жно?
We want to get a credit. What do we need for this?

По́сле того́ слу́чая он бои́тся води́ть маши́ну.
After that incident, he is afraid to drive.

Спроси́ доро́гу у той де́вушки.
Ask that girl the way.

У меня́ нет э́тих бума́г.
I don’t have these papers.

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