Questions in Russian

The meaning of какова

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What does какова means and how to use it and what is the difference between it and какого?...

Russian Indirect Questions with the Particle "ли"

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Did you know that the Russian particle ли, used to form indirect questions, always goes in the second place in a sentence? The word that goes in the first place after...

Russian Polite Form of Asking Questions

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Did you know that we sometimes use the negative form of a verb to ask polite questions? For example, we use it when we ask for directions, so it is...

Russian Polite Questions with the Particle ли

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Did you know that, to make a general question more formal and polite, you can use the particle ли? For example, Знаете ли вы, что конференция состоится уже на следующей неделе? Do you...

Simple Russian Questions

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Did you know that you can construct a lot of different questions in Russian using only a question word and a word это (it/this)? No verb needed. For example, Кто это? Who...

Difference between куда and где

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Did you know that in Russian we have two question words that define location? These are где and куда. They are used in the same way but have a slightly...