Categories: "Prepositions" or "Cherez" or "Iz" or "K" or "Na" or "Ot" or "Po" or "S" or "U" or "V" or "Za"

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 »

От (часть третья)

June 22nd, 2011 — posted by Don
The preposition от is often used with the word лекарство ‘medicine’ to indicate the condition which the medicine is used to treat. It is always used with the gentive case. — Ой, я уже восьмой день страдаю поносом. — Тебе нужно лекарство от… more »

От (часть вторая)

June 21st, 2011 — posted by Don
The preposition от often means ‘from’ in the sense of ‘due to a negative cause’, and it is always used with the genitive case. Он умер от инфаркта. He died of a heart attack. Франция страдает от штормов и наводнений. (source) France is suffering… more »

От (часть первая)

June 20th, 2011 — posted by Don
The preposition от often means from, and it is always used with the genitive case. Specifically if you are coming from seeing someone, then you can use от: — Откуда ты идёшь? — От декана. “Where are you coming from?” “From seeing the dean.” —… more »

В (degree of comparison)

June 2nd, 2011 — posted by Don
English and Russian both have special comparison forms for adjectives and adverbs, which makes them seem sort of similar. In English the comparative form often ends in -er, and in Russian it often ends in -е or -ее: The Ferrari is faster than the… more »