Categories: "Adverbs" or "Adverbs of motion & location" or "Dolgo"


March 17th, 2014
Russian distinguishes two words for ‘now,’ one of which means ‘nowadays,’ and the other means ‘at this moment.’ The one that means ‘now, at this moment’ is сейчас. Beginning Russian students in the US often have а disgustingly limited knowledge of… more »

Часто (часть вторая)

February 6th, 2012
If you want to ask how often something happens in Russian, you can use the phrase «как часто»: Как часто вы ходите в ресторан? How often do you go to restaurants? Как часто ты звонишь бабушке? How often do you call your grandmother? Now here's… more »

Часто (часть первая)

February 3rd, 2012
The adverb часто means frequently. Since it tells how often something happens, we can more specifically call it an adverb of frequency. It's often used much the same way as its English equivalent: Я часто спрашиваю себя, почему девушки так любят… more »


January 24th, 2011
There are three words that native speakers of English often confuse at first in their studies of Russian: The first one of those is дома, which is an adverb that means “at home.” It never changes its endings. The second is домой, which is an adverb… more »

Как (часть первая)

December 17th, 2010
The Russian word for ‘how’ is как. When you start studying Russian, you first encounter it in “How are you?” phrases: Как дела? How are things going? Как живёшь? How are you? Since the word asks about the manner in which something is done, we… more »