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Готовить/приготовить, часть вторая

January 13th, 2015 — posted by Don
The verb готовоить/приготовить means ‘to prepare’ in the sense of preparing food, in other words ‘to cook.’ It conjugates like this. to prepare Imperfective Perfective Infinitive готовить приготовить Past готовил готовила готовило… more »


October 7th, 2014 — posted by Natasha
The Russian word вишня means 'cherry'. It declines like so: SgPl Nomвишнявишни Accвишнювишни Genвишнивишен Preвишневишнях Datвишневишням Insвишнейвишнях Photo credit: Spurzem at de.wikipedia [CC-BY-SA-2.0-d], from Wikimedia Commons Here are a… more »

Шоколадная картошка

July 18th, 2012 — posted by Don
You probably know that chocolate is шоколад in Russian and that potato is картошка. So what if you wanted to say ‘chocolate potato’? In English you simply put the two nouns together in a row. In Russian you can't normally put two nouns together like… more »


July 17th, 2012 — posted by Don
Here's a picture of my stove here in Казань. It's a gаs stove. A gas stove is a good stove. An electric stove is a bad stove. You can NOT properly warm a tortilla on an electric stove. Oh sure, you can sort of warm it up, but it just isn't the… more »


July 9th, 2012 — posted by Don
A word from English that has invaded Russian over the last umpteen years is фреш. It seems to have a couple of meanings. McDonald's in Russia seems to think they can call something фреш if the just throw a leaf of lettuce on it. Thus we have the… more »