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    Adjective formation

    I was working on forming adjectives, and I was wondering if someone could take the word "мохноногий" and make adjectives for different body parts using the root of the word, so I can check my results. I figure I'll use a really strange and infrequently encountered word. Plus I like the meaning...and the fact that they managed to sneak it into the song "в лесу родилась елочка".

    лохматый - hairy in general

    мохноногий - hairy-legged

    ? - hair-armed

    ? - hairy-faced

    ? - hair-eared

    ? - hairy-butt

    ? - hairy-neck

    ? - hairy-chest

    ? - hairy-back

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    Well, such words do not exist in Russian, but you create them:

    ? - hair-armed = мохнорукий

    ? - hairy-faced = ???

    ? - hair-eared = мохноухий

    ? - hairy-butt = мохножопый

    ? - hairy-neck = мохношейный

    ? - hairy-chest = мохногрудной

    ? - hairy-back = мохноспинный

    But in real world we often use word растительность. Like "с лицевой растительностью" and "волосатый" - "волосатая грудь", "волосатая задница" и т.д.
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    hairy-nosed = мохноносый?
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
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    thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    hairy-nosed = мохноносый?
    yep
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    Are these right:

    hairy-spleen - мохноселезенкий?

    hairy-jugular-vein - мохнояремная вена?

    hairy-ventricle - мохножелудочкий?

    hairy-sciatic-nerve - мохноседалищный нерв?

    hairy-sigmoid-colon - мохносигмовидная ободочная кишка?

    hairy-glossopharyngeal-nerve - мохноязыкоглоточный нерв?

    hairy-vestibulocochlear-nerve - мохновестибулокохлеарный нерв?

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    Quote Originally Posted by saibot
    hairy-spleen - мохноселезенкий?
    мохноселезёночный
    hairy-ventricle - мохножелудочкий?
    мохножелудочный

    P.S. Just remembered that admiral from "Мэри Поппинс до свидания" movie who liked to say "лопни моя селезёнка"
    "Happy new year, happy new year
    May we all have a vision now and then
    Of a world where every neighbour is a friend"

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    I still can't quite grasp the whole forming adjectives from nouns thing...Anyone have any internet sites that might cover this?

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    ? - hairy-chest = мохногрудной
    мохногрудый

    У Сайбота мохнатые мозги :P

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