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сам

adjective
very often used word (#61)

Translation

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  • 1.
    ourselves, yourself, thyself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, themselves

    ourselves

    Also: yourself, thyself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, themselves

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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

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[{"id":7257,"ru":"\u042f \u0441\u0430\u043c \u044d́\u0442\u043e \u0437\u043d\u0430́\u044e.","tl":"I know it myself.","links":[{"wordId":72,"start":2,"length":3}]},{"id":18311,"ru":"\u0421\u0430\u043c \u043f\u043e \u0441\u0435\u0431\u0435 \u0434\u0432\u0438́\u0433\u0430\u0442\u0435\u043b\u044c \u043e\u0447\u0435\u043d\u044c \u0445\u043e\u0440\u043é\u0448\u0438\u0439.","tl":"The engine is itself very good.","links":[{"wordId":72,"start":0,"length":3}]},{"id":17617,"ru":"\u0415\u0441\u043b\u0438 \u0445\u043é\u0447\u0435\u0448\u044c \u0445\u043e\u0440\u043e\u0448\u043e \u0438\u0437\u0443\u0447\u0438́\u0442\u044c \u044f\u0437\u044b́\u043a, \u0438\u0437\u0443\u0447\u0438́ \u0435\u0433\u043e \u0441\u0430\u043c.","tl":"If you want to learn a language well, learn it by yourself.","links":[{"wordId":72,"start":47,"length":3}]},{"id":4148,"ru":"\u0410\u0432\u0442\u043e\u043c\u043e\u0431\u0438́\u043b\u044c \u0441\u0430\u043c \u043f\u043e \u0441\u0435\u0431\u0435 \u043d\u0435 \u0445\u043e\u0440\u043é\u0448\u0438\u0439 \u0438 \u043d\u0435 \u043f\u043b\u043e\u0445\u043é\u0439, \u0432\u0441\u0451 \u0437\u0430\u0432\u0438́\u0441\u0438\u0442 \u043e\u0442 \u0432\u043e\u0434\u0438́\u0442\u0435\u043b\u044f.","tl":"A car in itself is neither good nor bad; it depends on the driver.","links":[{"wordId":72,"start":12,"length":3}]},{"id":210,"ru":"\u041c\u044b \u0432\u0438́\u0434\u0438\u043c \u0432\u0435́\u0449\u0438 \u043d\u0435 \u0442\u0430\u043a\u0438́\u043c\u0438, \u043a\u0430\u043a\u0438́\u0435 \u043e\u043d\u0438 \u0435\u0441\u0442\u044c, \u0430 \u0442\u0430\u043a\u0438́\u043c\u0438, \u043a\u0430\u043a\u043e\u0432\u044b́ \u043c\u044b \u0441\u0430́\u043c\u0438.","tl":"We don't see things as they are, but as we are.","links":[{"wordId":72,"start":67,"length":5}]},{"id":12594,"ru":"\u042f \u0441\u0430\u043c \u0432\u0438́\u0434\u0435\u043b \u0435\u0433\u043e.","tl":"I saw him with my own eyes.","links":[{"wordId":72,"start":2,"length":3}]},{"id":11919,"ru":"\u0422\u044b \u0434\u0435\u0439\u0441\u0442\u0432\u0438\u0442\u0435\u043b\u044c\u043d\u043e \u0441\u0430\u043c \u0438\u0441\u043f\u0451\u043a \u043f\u0438\u0440\u043é\u0433?","tl":"Did you really bake the pie by yourself?","links":[{"wordId":72,"start":17,"length":3}]},{"id":6234,"ru":"\u041d\u0435 \u043d\u0430\u0434\u043e \u043d\u0430 \u044d́\u0442\u043e \u0436\u0430́\u043b\u043e\u0432\u0430\u0442\u044c\u0441\u044f. \u0421\u0430\u043c \u044d́\u0442\u043e\u0433\u043e \u043f\u0440\u043e\u0441\u0438́\u043b.","tl":"Don't complain about that. You've asked for it.","links":[{"wordId":72,"start":29,"length":3}]},{"id":16,"ru":"\u041a\u0430́\u0436\u0434\u044b\u0439, \u0432 \u0438\u0442\u043é\u0433\u0435, \u0434\u043e\u043b\u0436\u0435\u043d \u0443\u0447\u0438́\u0442\u044c\u0441\u044f \u0441\u0430\u043c.","tl":"Everyone must learn on their own in the end.","links":[{"wordId":72,"start":35,"length":3}]},{"id":18345,"ru":"\u041f\u043e\u0447\u0435\u043c\u0443 \u043c\u044b \u043d\u0435 \u043c\u043é\u0436\u0435\u043c \u0441\u0430́\u043c\u0438 \u0441\u0435\u0431\u044f \u0449\u0435\u043a\u043e\u0442\u0430́\u0442\u044c?","tl":"Why can't we tickle ourselves?","links":[{"wordId":72,"start":20,"length":5}]}]

Declension

mmasculin
ffeminin
nneuter
plplural
nom. nominative са́м сама́ само́ са́ми
gen. genitive самого́ само́й самого́ сами́х
dat. dative самому́ само́й самому́ сами́м
acc. accusative са́м
самого́
саму́
самое́
само́ са́ми
сами́х
inst. instrumental сами́м само́й
самою́
сами́м сами́ми
prep. prepositional само́м само́й само́м сами́х

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