вставать / встать conjugation in Russian – to get up

By Ari Helderman
May 3, 2022

Down below you find the table of conjugations for the verbs вставать / встать. In English the translation means ‘to get up’.

Read this article on Russian verb conjugation if you want to learn how to conjugate other Russian verbs.

вставать / встать conjugation in Russian

The stress of each word is on the bolded parts. Try saying the words out loud while you read to make sure they ‘stick’ in your memory.

Infinitive Formвставатьвстать
Present Tense
я – 1st Person Singularя встаю
ты – 2nd Person Singularты встаёшь
он/она/оно – 3rd Person Singularон/она/оно встаёт
мы – 1st Person Pluralмы встаём
вы – 2nd Person Pluralвы встаёте
они – 3rd Person Pluralони встают
Past Tense
он – Masculineон вставалон встал
она – Feminineона вставалаона встала
оно – Neuterоно вставалооно встало
они/мы/вы – Pluralони/мы/вы вставалиони/мы/вы встали
Future Tense
я – 1st Person Singularя буду вставатья встану
ты – 2nd Person Singularты будешь вставатьты встанешь
он/она/оно – 3rd Person Singularон/она/оно будет вставатьон/она/оно встанет
мы – 1st Person Pluralмы будем вставатьмы встанем
вы – 2nd Person Pluralвы будете вставатьвы встанете
они – 3rd Person Pluralони будут вставатьони встанут
Imperative Form
ты – Informalвставайвстань
вы – Politeвставайтевстаньте

How to use вставать / встать in Russian?

The literal translation of вставать is ‘to get up’. Just like in English, you can use this for a variety of things. If want someone to get up from the couch, you can say this word. But you can also say it when you mean ‘waking up’ as in ‘getting up from the bed’ in the morning.

Examples of вставать / встать conjugation

While reading the examples below, try saying them out loud. That will do wonders for your ability to speak Russian well. If you’re in a public place and it would be a little awkward to say Russian words, try to pronounce the sentences in your head.

If you make this into a habit to always pronounce Russian words while you read them, your speaking skills will improve 5 times faster than if you would not do this. It’s a small action that brings big results.

Russian exampleEnglish translation
Во сколько тебе нужно вставать в школу?What time you need to get up for school?
Мне нужно будет встать завтра в 8 утра.I will need to get up at 8 tomorrow morning.
Я обычно встаю в 7.30I usually get up at 7.30
Завтра встану в 5, готовлюсь к встречеTomorrow I’ll get up at 5 to prepare for the meeting
Ты наконец встаешь с дивана?Are you getting up from the couch finally?
Когда ты встанешь в субботу?When will you get up on Saturday?
Он никогда не встанет после этого пораженияHe’ll never get up after this defeat
Почтальон встает каждое утро в 3 часаThe postman gets up at 3 every morning
В колледже я всегда вставал в 11In college I always got up at 11
Моя девушка встала сегодня в 5 и больше не могла заснутьMy girlfriend got up at 5 today and couldn’t fall asleep anymore
Вставай сейчас же!Get up now!
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About the Author

My name is Ari Helderman and I help people learn Russian through videos and blog posts where I share my experience.   I have been learning Russian since 2016. I often get mistaken for a native speaker these days, so I've learned a thing or two about what works and what doesn't if you want to speak Russian well.

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