Categories: "Religion" or "Bible"


September 18th, 2013 — posted by Janell
Душа is the Russian word for soul. This is how it declines: SgPl Nomдушадуши Accдушудуши Genдушидуш Preдушедушах Datдушедушам Insдушойдушами У меня есть душа. I have a soul. Very often Russians will use the word душа where Americans would… more »


April 2nd, 2010 — posted by Don
The word for church in Russian is церковь. It is a third-declension feminine noun with a complication: the о drops out in every case except the nominative/accusative singular and the instrumental singular: SgPl Nomцерковьцеркви Accцерковьцеркви… more »


March 19th, 2009 — posted by Don
The word for jaw in Russian is челюсть, which is a feminine noun. Not too surprisingly, the movie “Jaws” was translated into Russian as «Челюсти». Doubtless the most famous historical incident involving a jaw is Samson's slaying of the… more »

Рождество — 2008

December 25th, 2008 — posted by Don
The Russian word for Christmas is Рождество, which comes from the verb родить “to give birth.” Here we have the text of the angels' announcement of Christ's birth to the shepherds. The text on the left is in pre-revolutionary spelling which is still… more »


December 24th, 2008 — posted by Don
The Russian word пророчество means prophecy. Below you will find one of the most famous prophecies from the Old Testament. The text on the left is from a Russian Bible written in pre-revolutionary orthography. А ты, Виѳлеемъ Ефраѳовъ, мало тебѣ… more »