Belarusian Plural

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Belarusian Plural

Learning the Belarusian Plural is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Belarusian language. But first we need to know what the role of Plural is in the structure of the grammar in Belarusian.

Belarusian Plurals are grammatical numbers, typically referring to more than one of the referent in the real world. In the English language, singular and plural are the only grammatical numbers.

Grammar Tips:

While in English, the plural is formed by adding (s) to the singular. In Belarusian, to form the plural of nouns and adjectives we add varied endings, depending on the gender (masculine, feminine or neutral), and case (Nominative, Genitive, Dative, Accusative, Creative, Objective).

The examples below are in Nominative:

 

сябар (a friend,m.) becomes: сябры (some friends)

жанчына (one woman, f.) becomes: жанчыны (some women)

Гэта мая чырвоная машына  (this is my red car, f.) becomes: Гэта мае чырвоныя машыны. (these are my red cars)

Гэта мaе любiмае шчаня (This is my beloved puppy, n.) becomes:  Гэта мае любiмыя шчаняты. (These are my beloved puppies)


Here are some examples:

English PluralBelarusian Plural
PluralMnoʐni lіk - Множны лік
my bookmaya knіga - мая кніга
my booksmaye knіgі - мае кнігі
our daughternasha dachka - наша дачка
our daughtersnashiya dochkі - нашыя дочкі
I'm coldMnye kholadna - Мне холадна
we're coldnam kholadna - нам холадна
his chickensyago/yagoniya kooranyati - яго/ягоныя кураняты
their chickenіkh/іkhnyaye; svayo kooranya/kooranyo - іх/іхняе; сваё кураня/куранё

Notice the structure of the Plural in Belarusian.

List of Plurals in Belarusian

Below is a list of the Plurals and Singulars in Belarusian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Belarusian vocabulary.

English PluralBelarusian Plural
alligatoralіgatar - алігатар
alligatorsalіgatari - алігатары
bearmyadzvyedzʲ - мядзведзь
bearsmyadzvyedzі - мядзведзі
birdptooshka - птушка
birdsptooshkі - птушкі
bullbik/boogay/booyla - бык/бугай/буйла
bullsbikі/boogaі/booyli - быкі/бугаі/буйлы
catkot/koshka/kotka - кот/кошка/котка
catskati/koshkі/kotkі - каты/кошкі/коткі
cowkarova - карова
cowskarovi - каровы
deeralyenʲ - алень
many deershmat/mnoga/bagata alyenyaw - шмат/многа/багата аленяў
dogsabaka - сабака
dogssabakі - сабакі
donkeyasyol - асёл
donkeysasli - аслы
eaglearol - арол
eaglesarli - арлы
elephantslon - слон
elephantsslani - сланы
giraffeʐirafa - жырафа
giraffesʐirafi - жырафы
goatkaza/kazyol - каза/казёл
goatskozi/kazli - козы/казлы
horsekonʲ - конь
horseskonі - коні
lionlyew - леў
lionslʲvi - львы
monkeymalpa - малпа
monkeysmalpi - малпы
mousemish - мыш
micemishi - мышы
rabbittroos - трус
rabbitstroosi - трусы
snakezmyaya - змяя
snakeszmyeі - змеі
tigertigr - тыгр
tigerstigri - тыгры
wolfvowk - воўк
wolvesvawkі - ваўкі

Plural and Singular have a very important role in Belarusian. Once you're done with the Belarussian Plural, you might want to check the rest of our Belarusian lessons here: Learn Belarusian. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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