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 in –a decline) are indeclinable.

For example,

Меню: menu

Кофе: coffee

Па: pas (French noun, meaning “step”)

Пальто: coat

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