начинать /начать conjugation in Russian – to Start

By Ari Helderman
November 16, 2020

Down below you find the table of conjugations for the verbs начинать /начать. In English the translation means ‘to start’.

начинать /начать conjugation in Russian

Infinitive Formначинатьначать
Present Tense
я – 1st Person Singularначинаю
ты – 2nd Person Singularначинаешь
он/она/оно – 3rd Person Singularначинает
мы – 1st Person Pluralначинаем
вы – 2nd Person Pluralначинаете
они – 3rd Person Pluralначинают
Past Tense
он – Masculineначиналначал
она – Feminineначиналаначала
оно – Neuterначиналоначало
они/мы/вы – Pluralначиналиначали
Future Tense
я – 1st Person Singularбуду начинатьначну
ты – 2nd Person Singularбудешь начинатьначнёшь
он/она/оно – 3rd Person Singularбудет начинатьначнёт
мы – 1st Person Pluralбудем начинатьначнём
вы – 2nd Person Pluralбудете начинатьначнёте
они – 3rd Person Pluralбудут начинатьначнут
Imperative Form
ты – Informalначинайначни
вы – Politeначинайтеначните
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