Russian nouns

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09
Feb
2019

Russian Nouns that Are Always Plural

Did you know that there are some Russian nouns (about 600) that are always plural? They normally belong to these 4 categories: Abstract nouns, meaning complex actions (выборы, elections), natural phenomena… Learn more
06
Jul
2018

Russian Nouns with the Suffix ость

Did you know that the Russian suffix ость is used with traits of character, types of human behavior and capacities or with abstract nouns in general? For example, (more…) Learn more
29
Apr
2018

Russian Animate Nouns

Did you know that the forms of Accusative masculine and plural and Accusative feminine plural of animate nouns are identical to Genitive case forms? In the Russian language, animacy is a… 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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