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    Gender/Number

    How would you translate into Russian...

    "my brother and sister"

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    I think the best translation is "Мои брат и сестра"
    My English isn't so good, зато с русским все в порядке ))
    I'll be very thankful, if you correct my mistakes.

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    So, if you're talking about two different genders, you would just use the first? For instance, you wouldn't say "Мои брат и моя сестра"?
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    "Мой брат и моя сестра" is correct. Somebody can say also "Мой брат и сестра"... But, in my humble opinion, "Мои брат и сестра" sounds best.
    My English isn't so good, зато с русским все в порядке ))
    I'll be very thankful, if you correct my mistakes.

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    Брат и сестра here are understood as the whole. The whole comprising two objects, so to say. And thus the plural form of the pronoun is used.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    aah, I see. Duh, I forgot that "Mои" is plural and "Мой" is singular masculine...
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