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    Irregular forms

    So I've been looking all through my grammar book, but I simply can't seem to find a declension paradigm for the following nouns. Namely, I'm struggling with the nominative and genitive plural. Could somebody help me, please?

    гость
    пустыня
    парень
    дерево
    уголь

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    Re: Irregular forms

    <table border="3" bordercolor="#000000">
    <tr><td>Nom. sing.
    </td><td>Nom. pl.</td><td>Gen. pl.</td></tr><tr>
    <td>гость</td><td>гости</td><td>гостей
    </td></tr><tr><td>пустыня</td><td>пустыни</td>
    <td>пустынь</td></tr><tr><td>парень</td><td>парни</td><td>парней</td></tr><tr><td>дерево</td><td>деревья</td><td>деревьев</td></tr> <tr><td>уголь</td><td>угли</td><td>углей</td></tr></table>
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    Большое спасибо!

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    Whoa, Friendy, how did you do that??!? Anyhow, Kathakali, the rule to go by here is change soft sign to "и" in plural and "ей" for genitive. There are, of course, exceptions, but that rule holds true for most of them.

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    Pravit, I know the rule, but since they appeared in a respective test (where there were mostly irregular nouns) for some reason I had thought they had irregular forms. Sometimes I get easily confused :-/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pravit
    Whoa, Friendy, how did you do that??!?
    HTML. You can switch it on and off in your profile.
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    Friendy knows HTML too?!?!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pravit
    Friendy knows HTML too?!?!?
    friendly knows all.
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