046 – Possessive pronouns in the Genitive

As we said before, we’ll have to come back to the Genitive case a few times. This time let’s look at the possessive pronouns in Genitive.

Some of them also change their form in the Genitive. See the list below and you’ll recognize the pattern.

Changing possessive pronouns:

мой – моего́
моя – мое́й
моё – моего́
мои – мои́х

твой – твоего́
твоя – твое́й
твоё – твоего́
твои – твои́х

наш – на́шего
наша – на́шей
наше – на́шего
наши – на́ших

ваш – ва́шего
ваша – ва́шей
ваше – ва́шего
ваши – ва́ших

Not changing possessive pronouns:

его (masculine)
её
его (neuter)
их

Examples (примеры):

Э́то пода́рок для мои́х роди́телей.
This is a gift for my parents.

У нас нет ва́ших де́нег.
We don’t have your money.

Како́й но́мер у её автомоби́ля?
What is the number of her car?

Practice all today’s words and phrases with the audio track. In the next lesson we’ll cover the demonstrative pronouns in Genitive.

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