There are about 50 000 English nouns that end with the suffix -ation. Origins are latin nouns. For example, information, recommendation, transformation etc.In Russian we also have such words, but instead of the suffix -ation we use -ация. For example, информация, рекомендация, трансформация. So we take the latin based stem and add the -ация. And it becomes a Russian word. So here there is a list of nouns you can easily guess. Continue reading →
A lot of English verbs came into the Russian language that’s why it is so easy to memorize them. Everything you have to do is just adding the suffix –ова(sometimes–ирова) and the infinitive ending –ть to the English verb.
For better understanding ordinal numbers you need to know the difference between cardinals and ordinals. We use cardinal numbers when we count things (1, 2, 3 ect). An ordinal number is an adjective describing place of an object in certain order (this is my first lesson, that was our second date). So if ordinals are the same with adjectives – they should have the same endings. To make an ordinal number you need to take a cardinal number and to add one of these endings: -ый / -ая / -ое / – ые (depending on a gender of noun you’re describing). Continue reading →