Эта каменная глыба свалилась с неба... меня наверно оглушило ударной волной.

  • The "глыба" is a feminine noun...

  • The feminine "волной" is in Instrumental, so it cannot be the subject...

  • As far as I know, the verb "оглушить" does not take the impersonal subject...


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Grammatically, you can imagine something like “нечто” as an implied subject: нечто оглушило меня.

This is a common way of expressing impersonal sentences: Урожай побило градом. Дом завалило снегом. Где шляпа? — Ветром унесло.

You could rephrase your sentence with an explicit subject: Ударная волна оглушила меня. See "Деревья свалил ветер" vs "Деревья свалило ветром" for what semantic nuances this implies.

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