Russian Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Russian Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Russian grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Russian. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Russian Prepositions

Learning the Russian Prepositions 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 Russian language. But first we need to know what the role of Prepositions is in the structure of the grammar in Russian.

Russian prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsRussian Prepositions
PrepositionsПредлоги - Predlogi
inside the houseв доме - v dome
outside the carвне автомобиля - vne avtomobilia
with meсо мной - so mnoi
without himбез него - bez nego
under the tableпод столом - pod stolom
after tomorrowПослезавтра - Poslezavtra
before sunsetдо заката - do zakata
but I'm busyно я занят - no ia zaniat

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Russian.

List of Prepositions in Russian

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Russian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Russian vocabulary.

English PrepositionsRussian Prepositions
aboutо - o
aboveвыше - vыshe
acrossчерез - cherez
afterпосле - posle
againstпротив - protiv
amongмежду - mezdu
aroundоколо - okolo
asкак - kak
atв - v
beforeдо - do
behindза - za
belowниже - nize
beneathпод - pod
besideрядом с - riadom s
betweenмежду - mezdu
beyondвне - vne
butно - no
byпо - po
despiteнесмотря на - nesmotria na
downвниз - vniz
duringво время - vo vremia
exceptза исключением - za iskliucheniem
forдля - dlia
fromот - ot
inв - v
insideвнутри - vnutri
intoв - v
nearоколо - okolo
nextследующий - sleduiushtii
ofиз - iz
onпо - po
oppositeнапротив - naprotiv
outиз - iz
outsideза пределами - za predelami
overза - za
perв - v
plusплюс - plius
roundраунд - raund
sinceс - s
thanчем - chem
throughчерез - cherez
tillдо - do
toк - k
towardк - k
underпод - pod
unlikeв отличие от - v otlichie ot
untilдо - do
upвверх - vverh
viaчерез - cherez
withс - s
withinв - v
withoutбез - bez
two words2 слова - 2 slova
according toв соответствии с - v sootvetstvii s
because ofиз-за - iz-za
close toблизко к - blizko k
due toиз-за - iz-za
except forза исключением - za iskliucheniem
far fromдалеко от - daleko ot
inside ofвнутри - vnutri
instead ofвместо - vmesto
near toрядом с - riadom s
next toрядом с - riadom s
outside ofза пределами - za predelami
prior toдо - do
three words3 слова - 3 slova
as far asнасколько - naskolioo
as well asа также - a takze
in addition toв дополнение к - v dopolnenie k
in front ofперед - pered
in spite ofнесмотря на - nesmotria na
on behalf ofот имени - ot imeni
on top ofв верхней части - v verhnei chasti
demonstrativesдемонстративные предлоги - demonstrativnыe predlogi
thisэто - эto
thatчто - chto
theseэти - эti
thoseте - te

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