Russian Genitive case

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Russian Verbs желать and добиваться

Did you know that the Russian verbs желать-пожелать (to wish) and добиваться-добиться (to try to achieve - to achieve) are always used with the Genitive case? Я желаю тебе счастья… Learn more

Russian Verbs Used with the Genitive Case

Did you know that the Genitive case is used with the Russian verbs просить, хотеть, требовать, искать, ждать, ожидать, достигать, желать, бояться with nouns designating abstract and indefinite objects? When… Learn more

Russian Genitive Case Ending in -у

Did you know that some masculine nouns in Genitive singular can end in у instead of а? These nouns are normally uncountable. This phenomenon is also known as Partitive case. (more…) Learn more

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