Nominative Plural Noun Endings

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  1. Ending for Masculine and Feminine Nouns (Hard Stem)
    ы

    Examples:

    •    masc.:  чемодан + ы = чемоданы
    •  
    •    femin.:  газета - а + ы = газеты

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  2. Ending for Masculine and Feminine Nouns (Soft Stem)
    И

    • Examples:
    •  
    •   masc.: музей - й + и = музеи
    •             словарь - ь + и = словари

    •  femin.: фамилия - я + и = фамилии
    •             тетрадь - ь + и = тетради
  3. Endings for Nominative Plural Neuter Nouns (both Hard Stem and Soft Stem)
    Hard Stem Ending: а

    Example:

          окно - о + а = окна

    Soft Stem Ending: я

    Example:  

          платье - е + я = платья
  4. What is the 7-letter spelling rule?

    What are the 7 letters in this rule?
    The 7-letter spelling rule makes an exception in nominative plural noun endings of specific consonants.  Instead of putting the usual ы, you must instead use И.

    The letter of this rule are:

    к  г  х  ш  щ  ж  ч

    • Example:
    •      
    •       книга  = книгы =  книги
    •       галстук = галстукы = галстуки
Author:
Paradoxis
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Card Set:
Nominative Plural Noun Endings
Updated:
2013-10-09 07:57:50
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Description:
Various plural noun endings
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