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    how to refer to something especific?

    How can I refer to "this" music or to "this" window, or to "this" man or "these"men? Is it with several variations of "это"?

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    Re: how to refer to something especific?

    this music - эта музыка
    this window - это окно
    this man - этот мужчина, этот человек
    these men - эти (те) мужчины, эти (те) люди
    Я так думаю.

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    Re: how to refer to something especific?

    Quote Originally Posted by cactus
    How can I refer to "this" music or to "this" window, or to "this" man or "these"men? Is it with several variations of "это"?

    Спасибо
    Read this post:
    http://masterrussian.net/mforum/viewtop ... 180#154180
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Thank you both:

    "Этот = "this" for nouns, which are male (i.e. фотоаппарат).
    Эта = "this" for nouns, which are female (i.e. книга).
    Это = "this" for nouns, which are neuter (i.e. окно) and in case "this is a...."

    I now understand the gender but not the use: how to say
    I like "this" and "that"...
    as in
    I like "this" music?

    And were is the stress
    Эт
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    You have to learn Russian cases:

    I like this book/this house/this field/these trees - Я люблю эту книгу/этот дом/это поле/эти деревья=accusative case

    I'm affraid, my knowledges are too plain to help you with the rest. There should be a sourse of Russian Grammar for you somewhere.
    Я так думаю.

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    >[i]And were is the stress Эт
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    cactus, this topic must be explained in Chapter 1 or 2 of any first-year Russian grammar. I don't understand why you are asking these questions. Do you not have a textbook?

    I guess I am a little frustrated seeing knowledgeable Russian speakers answering questions that you should be able to find in your grammar book. Look how sad you are making Оля!!!

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    And how skeptical Leof is made.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    aaaaa I wouldn't be reproaching. A little while has passed since I learned the difference between the fourteen and the fourty! I had to look in my dictionary just to write difference instead of differense.
    Я так думаю.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leof
    aaaaa I wouldn't be reproaching. A little while has passed since I learned the difference between the fourteen and the fourty! I had to look in my dictionary just to write difference instead of differense.

    its ok i still just write difrence.
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    cactus, this topic must be explained in Chapter 1 or 2 of any first-year Russian grammar. I don't understand why you are asking these questions. Do you not have a textbook?

    I guess I am a little frustrated seeing knowledgeable Russian speakers answering questions that you should be able to find in your grammar book. Look how sad you are making Оля!!!
    Sorry but my Russian manual isn
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    cactus: [quote]...my Russian manual isn
    "...Важно, чтобы форум оставался местом, объединяющим людей, для которых интересны русский язык и культура. ..." - MasterАdmin (из переписки)



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    Thank you Lampada
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