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    Can u Explain me about Russian Nouns

    I want to know about the three types of nouns in russian...those are,

    masculine
    feminine
    neuter

    i also want to know how to assess the gender of the noun... by looking at the last letter of the noun...

    thanks..Ahmed Sujau

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    Re: Can u Explain me about Russian Nouns

    The basics are:

    Look at the simple form of the noun (sing., Nominative case).
    masculine -> if it ends in a hard consonant, or “й” (Eg.: рот, стол, прибой)
    feminine -> if it ends in “а” or “я” (Eg.: ложка, корова, семья)
    neuter -> if it ends in “о” or “е” (Eg.: дерево, мыло, солнце)

    But be aware that there are a few additional rules and a LOAD of exceptions, so this table is not 100% safe.

    PS. I'll probably write down them later, don't have enough time now.

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    Re: Can u Explain me about Russian Nouns

    thnx for the reply but i have some confusions in some examples :s

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    Re: Can u Explain me about Russian Nouns

    yeah tht expection part... hope ull reply soon

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    Re: Can u Explain me about Russian Nouns

    Quote Originally Posted by ahmed sujau
    i also want to know how to assess the gender of the noun... by looking at the last letter of the noun...
    Дверь, дрель, сирень, дребедень - feminine
    Перстень, конь, огонь - masculine
    So you can only refer to a dictionary and remember. The best way to remember the gender of a noun is to associate it with an adjective: жидкий лебедь, весёлая вонь.

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    Re: Can u Explain me about Russian Nouns

    Quote Originally Posted by studyr
    жидкий лебедь

    Quote Originally Posted by studyr
    весёлая вонь.

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    Re: Can u Explain me about Russian Nouns

    Quote Originally Posted by studyr
    жидкий лебедь
    В миксере что ли?
    "Сейчас без языка нельзя... из тебя шапку сделают..."
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    Re: Can u Explain me about Russian Nouns

    «Фиолетовые руки
    На эмалевой стене
    Полусонно чертят звуки
    В звонко-звучной тишине».
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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