Prepositional case in Russian

Dear Russian learners! Did you know that Prepositional case is quite tricky and it can have both the -у (-ю) ending and the ending, depending on its meaning?

These are the nouns used with the у ending in the meaning of place:

В аду (hell), в аэропорту (airport), на берегу (bank, coast), в бою (battle), на боку (side), на борту (aboard), в долгу (debt), в глазу (eye), в гробу (coffin), в (на) краю (land, edge), в лесу (forest), на лбу (forehead), в мозгу (brain), на мосту (bridge), на носу (nose), в плену (captivity), на полу (floor), в поту (sweat), в порту (port), в раю (heaven), во рту (mounth), в ряду (row), в саду (garden), в снегу (snow), в (на) углу (corner), в шкафу (closet, cupboard), в году (year), в часу (hour).

But the same nouns can be used with the e ending in the meaning of “about”:

Об аде, об аэропорте, о береге, о бое, о боке, о борте, etc.

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