Russian Nouns with the Suffix ость

July 6, 2018 | Tags: Russian nouns suffixes

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,

Жадность: greed

Трусость: cowardice

Гениальность: brilliance

Невесомость: weightlessness

Беременность: pregnancy

 

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