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Russian grammar - To where and from where

To where and from where

The words здесь, там and где denote stationary position. No movement is implied.

If the idea is movement to and from a place, we need to use different prepositions:

куда means 'to where'

откуда means 'from where'

туда means 'to there'

сюда means 'to here'

оттуда means 'from there'

отсюда means 'from here'

Examples:
Куда ты идёшь?
Where are you (informal) going?

куда means 'to where'

Куда она идёт?
Where is she going?

куда means 'to where'

Куда она шла?
Where was she going?

куда means 'to where'

Откуда она пошла?
From where did she come?

откуда means 'from where'

Мы идём сюда.
We are coming here.

сюда means 'to here'

Мы шли отсюда.
We were going/leaving from here.

отсюда means 'from here'

Мы пошли туда.
We went there.

туда means 'to there'

Она идёт туда каждый день.
She goes there every day.

туда means 'to there'

Я шёл туда каждое утро.
I went there every morning.

туда means 'to there'

Он идёт сюда каждый вечер.
He goes here every evening.

сюда means 'to here'

Они идут оттуда.
They are coming from there.

оттуда means 'from there'

Откуда ты идёшь?
From where are you coming?

откуда means 'from where'

Вы идёте отсюда?
Are you (formal) going/leaving from here?

отсюда means 'from here'

Я не иду оттуда.
I am not going/leaving from there.

оттуда means 'from there'

Куда он пошёл?
Where did he go to?

куда means 'to where'

Куда ты так быстро идёшь?
Where are you (informal) going so quickly?

куда means 'to where'

Где он?
Where is he?

где means 'where' (no movement implied)

Он не там.
He is not there.

там means 'there' (no movement implied)

Он здесь.
He is here.

здесь means 'here' (no movement implied)