Russian Genitive

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Russian Genitive
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2014-01-08 19:35:23
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  1. The Genitive Case
    The English equivalent of the genitive case is the preposition "of".
  2. The Genitive Case
    The genitive is also used after the words нет, не было, не будет. For example:
  3. Genitive Case (Singular)
    Add -а to masculine nouns ending in a hard consonant (брат) and neuter nouns ending in -o (окно).Add -я to masculine nouns ending in -й, -ь (чай, учитель) and neuter nouns ending in -е, -ие (море, орудие).Add -и to feminine nouns ending in -я, -ь (печь).Add -ы to feminine nouns ending in -a (вода).Exception 1: Because of the spelling rules, you should use the ending -иinstead of -ы in feminine nouns ending in hard к, г, х or ж ш. For example: девочка - девочки, книга книги.Exception 2: Because of the spelling rules, you should use the ending -аinstead of -я in masculine nouns ending in ч, щ. For example: ключ - ключа, товарищ - товарища.Exception 3: Maculine nouns ending а, я follow the same pattern as feminine nouns ending in а, я. For example: папа - папы.
  4. Genitive Case (Plural)
    Add -oв to masculine nouns ending in a consonant.Add -ев to masculine nouns ending in -й. Add -ёв to one-syllable nouns like край, чай. Exceptions are nouns like брат, лист which get the ending -ьев.Add -ей to feminine nouns ending in -ь and masculine nouns ending in -ь, ж, ч, ш, щ.Add -й to neuter nouns ending in -e.Neuter nouns ending in -o and feminine and masculine nouns ending in -а, -я lose their endings.
  5. Examples: (Change Nominative to Genitive) (Singular)

    брат
    чай
    окно
    море
    печь
    вода
    • брата
    • чая
    • окна
    • моря
    • печи
    • воды
  6. Examples: (Change Nominative to Genitive) (Plural)

    мост
    брат
    край
    трамвай
    учитель
    окно
    море
    печь
    коса
    стая
    • мостов
    • братьев
    • краёв
    • трамваев
    • учителей
    • окон
    • морей
    • печей
    • косстай

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