I wonder are there any other cases when prefix
по- indicates feminine gender?
I can recall some nouns with
по- prefix, like
повесть, but this words have roots that are also feminine.
On the other hand, there are plenty of words with
по- prefix which are masculine, for example,
So, how come
друг's feminine form is
подруга, can someone shed light on the etymology of this form?
повестьare a completely differnt case.
постельis based on the verb
поmakes it the perfect form of the imprerfect verb
повестьis based on