Lesson 041

Possessive pronouns in the Dative case

In today’s lesson we are looking at Russian possessive pronouns in the Dative case.

To avoid repetitions, we only included in the audio the pronouns in the Dative case.

Changing pronouns

Nominative Dative Translation
My / mine
мой моему́ masculine objects
моя́ мое́й feminine objects
моё моему́ neuter objects
мои́ мои́м plural objects
Your (informal)
твой твоему́ masculine objects
твоя́ твое́й feminine objects
твоё твоему́ neuter objects
твои́ твои́м plural objects
наш на́шему masculine objects
на́ша на́шей feminine objects
на́ше на́шему neuter objects
на́ши на́шим plural objects
Your (formal or plural)
ваш ва́шему masculine objects
ва́ша ва́шей feminine objects
ва́ше ва́шему neuter objects
ва́ши ва́шим plural objects

Not changing pronouns

pronoun Translation
его́ his
её her / hers
его́ its
их their / theirs


Nouns and pronouns in the Dative are highlighted.

Э́то пода́рок моему́ брату́.
This is a gift for my brother.

Твое́й де́вушке нра́вятся цветы́?
Does your girlfriend like flowers?

Её дру́гу нра́вится, как она поёт.
Her friend likes her singing.

Мы хоти́м подари́ть цветы́ на́шей учи́тельнице.
We want to give flowers to our teacher.

Предлага́ем ва́шему внима́нию э́ту нови́нку…
We offer to your attention this new product…

Мы направля́емся к их до́му.
We are heading to their house.

Read the examples out loud and practice the pronunciation with the audio track.

The offline version of this lesson is available here

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2 comments on “041 – Possessive pronouns in the Dative case”

  1. james riopelle says:

    This and related presentations on possessive pronouns, especially with examples, has been most helpful. Thank you

    1. Learn Russian Step by Step says:

      Hello James,

      Thanks for your feedback. We are happy to hear that. Good luck! 🙂

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