Russian nouns

Russian ns, prons, adjs & nums decline in gender: m, f, n; number: s, p & case: n, g, d, a, i, p. Adv, conj, interj, prep stay the same. Verbs: 3 ten, 2 asp; asp pairs are formed: via pref, suf & lex. Beware of verbs of position and motion!

Noun names a person, animal, place, thing, abstract idea, etc. Most Russian nouns decline to indicate its function in the sentence. They change their form, the different endings are added to the steam of the word and sometimes even the root of the word may alter as well. Often stress in the Russian noun moves as the result of declension and becomes unrecognisable by a foreigner. It is extremely important to learn how Russian nouns decline as it is the case of a noun but not its position (as in English) indicates its function in a sentence.

The case of a noun is often associated with the preposition and/or the verb that stands in front of it. Russian declension of nouns involves:

Russian nouns are either animate or inanimate.

  • proper and common

Russian adjectives, pronouns and numerals decline and agree with the noun according to the gender, the number and the case of the modifided noun.


This category has the following 6 subcategories, out of 6 total.



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