Categories: "Geography" or "Countries" or "America" or "States" or "Russia" or "Russian cities"

Улица

August 26th, 2013 — posted by Don
The Russian word for ‘street’ is улица, which has got to be related somehow to улитка ‘snail,’ but I haven't figured out a way to connect them in an engaging fashion. It is declined like this. SgPl Nomулицаулицы Accулицу Genулицыулиц Preулицеулицах… more »

Искусство

August 21st, 2013 — posted by Janell
The word искусство means art. It declines like this: SgPl Nomискусствоискусства Accискусство Genискусстваискусств Preискусствеискусствах Datискусствуискусствам Insискусствомискусствами Мне нравится искусство. I like art. В искусстве нет больше… more »

Море

August 30th, 2011 — posted by Don
The word море means sea. It's one of the few nouns in Russian that ends in -е and has a soft consonant before it. Many two-syllable neuter nouns in Russian have a stress shift in the plural. In this case, the noun is stem-stressed in the singular,… more »

Франция

November 1st, 2010 — posted by Don
There is nothing Americans like to do more than make fun of the French. It's not just because their language sounds as if it is being spoken by geese with headcolds. It's not just because they make so much mediocre pastry. It's not just because they… more »

Столица

December 9th, 2009 — posted by Don
Столица is the Russian word for capital, as in a capital city, not a capital letter. It's a perfectly regular noun (as long as you know the five-letter spelling rule). Москва — столица Российской Федерации. Moscow is the capital of the Russian… more »