Gender in Russian

Russian Nouns of Common Gender

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Did you know that some Russian nouns can be both masculine and feminine? They end in а or я and are declined as if they were feminine, but the adjectives, pronouns,...

Russian masculine nouns ending in -ь

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Did you know that there are Russian masculine nouns ending in -ь? These are: 1) all months ending in  -ь январь, февраль, апрель, июнь, июль, сентябрь, октябрь, ноябрь, декабрь Сентябрь - мой любимый месяц! September...

Russian feminine nouns ending in -ь

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Did you know that there are Russian feminine nouns ending in -ь? These are: 1) All nouns ending in -ость: радость, возможность, etc. Это прекрасная возможность! This is an excellent possibility! 2) Nouns ending in -бь,...

Gender of words borrowed from other languages

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Do you know how do know the gender of loanwords in Russian? As any other language, Russian has borrowed a lot of words from other languages. Usually, these words do...