Category: "Dates"

Число (часть третья)

January 29th, 2010 — posted by Don
The other day we discussed the usage of число to mean date in the sense of the first of the month, the second, etc. That's pretty straight-forward as far as discussing today/tomorrow/yesterday's date is concerned. But if you want to talk about the… more »

Число (часть вторая)

January 27th, 2010 — posted by Don
The other day we discussed how to say things like “Today is the first.” Sometimes we want to include the month as well, and in Russian when we do that, the month must be put in the genitive case, but the date itself stays in the nominative: Сегодня… more »

Число (часть первая)

January 26th, 2010 — posted by Don
One of the meanings of the word число is date in the sense of the first of the month, the second, and so forth. Probably the most common usage is this: Какое сегодня число? What is the date today? What is today's date? Since число is a neuter… more »