Russian declension

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24
Oct
2019

Declension of Russian Surnames

Did you know that the majority of Russian sunames end in -ин (-ын) or -ов (-ев), for masculine surnames, and -ина (-ына) or -ова (-ева) for feminine surnames? There is… Learn more
13
May
2019

How to Say “Whose” in Russian

Did you know that we have 4 different ways to say "whose", depending on the gender and number of the noun? Чей is the masculine form, чья is the feminine… Learn more
02
Jan
2019

Parts of the Day in Russian

Did you know that we use the Instrumental case with the parts of the day, without any preposition? For example, утром (in the morning), днём (in the afternoon), вечером (in… Learn more
06
Oct
2018

Declension of the Nouns ending in мя

Did you know that some Russian nouns, ending in мя are neutral (not feminine) and that their declension is different from the other nouns? These nouns are: бремя (burden), время (time),… Learn more
02
Oct
2018

Declension of the nouns мать and дочь

Did you know that the Russian nouns мать (mother) and дочь (daughter) have irregular declension? They are declined as Russian feminine nouns, engling in the soft sign (ночь, дверь, тетрадь), but… Learn more
27
Apr
2018

Declension of Russian Names

Did you know that short masculine Russian names that end in а or я decline as Russian feminine nouns? The same happens, for example, to the nouns папа and дядя,… Learn more
25
Apr
2018

Russian Nouns Declined as Adjectives

Did you know that there is a group of Russian nouns, that are declined as adjectives? They are called substantive nouns. They have the same endings as adjectives. (more…) Learn more
18
Mar
2018

Russian Indeclinable Nouns

Did you know that some Russian nouns are indeclinable? Proper and common nouns, borrowed from foreign languages, ending in -э/-е, -о, -и, -у/-ю, and stressed -а/-я (foreign names and surnames ending… Learn more

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