Friday, April 10, 2015

Grammatical Gender of Russian Nouns


Grammatical Gender of Russian Nouns

One of the most essential concepts for a good foundation in Russian is grammatical gender. We cover how to tell the gender of a noun, when you just need to memorize it, and two quirks of the Russian for "time" (время) and "first name" (имя).

Dr. Curtis Ford of the University of South Carolina goes over basic rules for determining the grammatical gender of Russian nouns. He reminds us that for male names such as Саша, the adjectives that modify the word will be the masculine form.