Плавать / Плыть / Поплыть
Russian Conjugated Verbs

Russian verbs conjugated in both aspects in present, past and future tenses.
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Плавать / Плыть / Поплыть


  Imperfective (Indefinite)Imperfective (Definite)Perfective Aspect
Present Tense
   1st Person SingularПлаваю Плыву 
   2nd Person SingularПлаваешь Плывёшь 
   3rd Person SingularПлавает Плывёт 
   1st Person PluralПлаваем Плывём 
   2nd Person PluralПлаваете Плывёте 
   3rd Person PluralПлавают Плывут 
Past Tense
   MasculineПлавал Плыл Поплыл 
   FeminineПлавала Плыла Поплыла 
   NeuterПлавало Плыло Поплыло 
   PluralПлавали Плыли Поплыли 
Future Tense
   1st Person SingularБуду плавать Буду плыть Поплыву 
   2nd Person SingularБудешь плавать Будешь плыть Поплывёшь 
   3rd Person SingularБудет плавать Будет плыть Поплывёт 
   1st Person PluralБудем плавать Будем плыть Поплывём 
   2nd Person PluralБудете плавать Будете плыть Поплывёте 
   3rd Person PluralБудут плавать Будут плыть Поплывут 
Command Form
   InformalПлавай Плыви Поплыви 
   FormalПлавайте Плывите Поплывите 

This verb is a verb of motion.


Я не умею плавать.    I can not swim.
Он плавал хорошо.     He swam well.
Они плавали долго.     They swam for a long time.
Вы не будете плавать в холодной воде.     You will not swim in cold water.
Не плавай в грязной воде.     Do not swim in dirty water.

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