Meanings of the Russian Preposition через

January 24, 2019 | Tags: Russian prepositions

Did you know that the Russian preposition через has both spatial and temporal meanings? Its main spatial meaning is “through” or “across”, the temporal one is “in, within”.

For example,

  1. Мы прошли через лес. We went through the forest.
  2. Мы придём через час. We will come in an hour.