Gender of Nouns

We categorize nouns
in 3 genders:

  • masculine (he)
  • feminine (she)
  • neuter (it)

genders in russian

In the English language all
inanimate nouns are neuter gender (it). In Russian they can be masculine, feminine or neuter. It depends on
the ending of a word. If we have a noun ending in a consonant (or ь), that means it is a masculine gender noun. Feminine nouns end in -а, -я (sometimes too). Neuter nouns have endings or  -е.

домa house (he)
машина – a car (she)
метро – metro (it)

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