Some Russian Verbs are conjugated in a different way. For example an infinitive form ends in -ать which means that it should be the 1st type of conjugation, but it is changed as the 2-d type. Or some verbs-exceptions have absolutely different endings. You should learn the conjugation of these verbs. Continue reading Irregular Verbs
Adjectives are special words for describing nouns.
Хороший человек – nice person
Отличная погода – good weather
The same adjective may have 3 variants of endings:
All these 4 words mean “beautiful“. So you may ask, what’s the difference between them. The difference is only that Russian adjectives always match with nouns they’re describing. If you’re describing a masculine gender noun you need to use a masculine ending for adjectives (-ый / -ой / -ий). For describing feminine nouns you need to use feminine endings for adjectives (-ая /-яя).
Красивый мужчина – a handsome man
Красивая девушка – a beautiful girl
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The rule about making plural nouns is pretty simple. Look at these two pictures and say, which letter makes plural nouns.
Of course you’re right. We have to add the letter -ы to make a plural noun.
Another very important rule you need to know is that we never have the letter ы after these letters:
к г ш щ ж ч х
So what should we do in case if a word ending in one of these letters? For example:
банк – a bank
парк – a park
гараж – a garage
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