The Russian language is full of traps: even the simple pronoun "you" can get you in trouble if you choose the wrong version of it! Learn how to be polite or rude, stay formal or get intimate just by using the right kind of "you" in this episode of Ruspod Shorts.
singular version of "you", used to talk with friends, relatives, or people who don't deserve respect
what's your name? (informal)
where are you from? (informal)
my name is...
the short and the longer version of the name
plural and formal version of "you", used either with multiple people, or with strangers, older people, and in formal settings
where are you from? (formal)
what's your name? (formal)
not the formal "you", but the informal "you"