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How to respond to: "как ваше имя?"

имя is средний род. Would that mean that I can respond with: Moё имя: Дженни?

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How to respond to: "как ваше имя?"

You can either answer as you proposed, "моё имя Дженни" (which would be a full answer), or you could provide a short answer, "Дженни".

It is not a common question, however. The more common would be

Как Вас зовут?

to which you respond using the same form, "меня зовут Дженни".

  • 9 seconds between our similar answers )))
    – Roman
    Nov 2, 2015 at 16:55
  • I have answered with меня зовут but I wanted to run this by you to make sure. I will award the point to Mr Bazonov since he was first as soon as the time window opens. Спасибо большое Nov 2, 2015 at 16:58
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    Generally speaking you could answer "меня зовут..." when asked "как Ваше имя?" because those are pretty much interchangeable and serve the same purpose. Nov 2, 2015 at 17:01
  • yeah, that was my guess. Спасибо большое Nov 2, 2015 at 17:02

You can hardly meet such a phrase "Как ваше имя?", it is rarely used in modern Russian. Rather, it would be "Как вас зовут?" and you can answer "Меня зовут Дженни."

Talking about the possessive adjectives and pronouns, yes, with имя we use моё, neuter gender.

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