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    Mashenika, Mashenka

    How are they written in cyrillic? Is there a reason for the difference in spelling?

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    There is not this name - "Mashenika"

    Mashenka - Машенька
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Thanks!

    Can you call an adult Mashenka? or is Mashenka only for little girls?

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    Little girls, your girlfriend, your close friend, rarely your buddy (depends on relationship), your daughter, your sister (also depends on your relationship, if you feel well to call her such a caressing name), your secretary (if you're the boss) and... that's all I think.
    -- Да? Коту Ваське, бл##?
    -- Нет, Я кот Васька :-/

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    Thanks!

    Someone told me Mashenka is only for little girls. So that's not true, you can also use them for adults you are close to?


    ps. I don't call anyone Mashenka. I'm just curious about the name.

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    rarely your buddy
    'Buddy' usually means a male friend of a man
    Please correct my mistakes if you can, especially article usage.
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    So that's not true, you can also use them for adults you are close to?
    Absolutely.

    'Buddy' usually means a male friend of a man Smile
    Ну я знаю, я просто хз, как сказать это по отношению к девушке.
    -- Да? Коту Ваське, бл##?
    -- Нет, Я кот Васька :-/

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    Buddy is usually for guys, that's right. But you can also use buddy for girls. It's alright to use buddy for a girl. Two guys can be buddies, two girls can be buddies, a guy and a girl can be buddies (of course only if the girl isn't sexy! ).


    Thanks for the help with the name Mashenka!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mashamania
    Can you call an adult Mashenka?
    YES. Depends upon a situation.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    Quote Originally Posted by mashamania
    Can you call an adult Mashenka?
    YES. Depends on the situation.

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    Thank you.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    There is not this name - "Mashenika"

    Mashenka - Машенька
    There is not this name??? What language is that?
    Even in my trailer park they don't say that
    Well, I don't know what to say. I want to say thanks to the Academy, to Mama, to Papa and to my dog. I love you all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by charlestonian
    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    There is not this name - "Mashenika"
    Mashenka - Машенька
    There is not this name??? What language is that?
    Even in my trailer park they don't say that
    Ну ошибся человек, бывает. Что за неуместное веселье?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gRomoZeka
    Quote Originally Posted by charlestonian
    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    There is not this name - "Mashenika"
    Mashenka - Машенька
    There is not this name??? What language is that?
    Even in my trailer park they don't say that
    Ну ошибся человек, бывает. Что за неуместное веселье?
    (радостно говорит , улыбаясь всеми четырьмя зубами): Тада другоя дело
    Well, I don't know what to say. I want to say thanks to the Academy, to Mama, to Papa and to my dog. I love you all.

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    Я не очень понимаю по-английски. Но такого имени - "МашенИка" я не знаю. И в русском языке его НЕТ.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Можно, кстати, посмотреть на мою подпись.

    Quote Originally Posted by charlestonian
    There is not this name??? What language is that?
    It's "my awful English".
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: Mashenika, Mashenka

    Quote Originally Posted by mashamania
    How are they written in cyrillic? Is there a reason for the difference in spelling?
    There is such a foreign name, Mashenika: 1,260 hits on Google for Mashenika but only a few for Машеника(Cyrillic for Mashenika). It is not common in Russia.
    Well, I don't know what to say. I want to say thanks to the Academy, to Mama, to Papa and to my dog. I love you all.

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    Re: Mashenika, Mashenka

    Quote Originally Posted by charlestonian
    It is not common in Russia.
    It's VERY, VERY common in Russia. I live in Russia, btw.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: Mashenika, Mashenka

    Quote Originally Posted by charlestonian
    Quote Originally Posted by mashamania
    How are they written in cyrillic? Is there a reason for the difference in spelling?
    There is such a foreign name, Mashenika: 1,260 hits on Google for Mashenika but only a few for Машеника(Cyrillic for Mashenika). It is not common in Russia.
    There is no such a name. It's just an awry form of Mashenka.

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    Re: Mashenika, Mashenka

    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    Quote Originally Posted by charlestonian
    It is not common in Russia.
    It's VERY, VERY common in Russia. I live in Russia, btw.
    You contradict yourself (see your first reply, and reply above: Я не очень понимаю по-английски. Но такого имени - "МашенИка" я не знаю. И в русском языке его НЕТ)!

    I was referring to Машеника, not Машенька.
    So I repeat: Машеника is not a common Russian name.
    Well, I don't know what to say. I want to say thanks to the Academy, to Mama, to Papa and to my dog. I love you all.

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