Russian gerunds

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16
Nov
2019

Verbs that Form Many Gerunds

Did you know that some Russian verbs can form many gerunds, which are synonyms? For example, many verbs that end in -нуть - высохнуть (высохнув, высохши), to dry; запереть (заперев, заперши),… Learn more
01
May
2019

Russian Verbs That Don’t Form Gerunds

Did you know that some Russian imperfective verbs don't form gerunds? The verbs that end in -чь (лечь, мочь, etc.), the verbs with the suffix -ну (сохнуть, мокнуть, etc.), the… Learn more
28
May
2018

Russian Gerunds never change

Did you know that Russian gerunds never change? They have no gender, number of case, they can only be imperfective or perfective. Рисуя: drawing, an imperfectice gerund. Нарисовав: having drawn,… Learn more

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