Questions tagged [падежи]

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Use of instrumental case in a sentence

In the sentence, "русская культура создавалась веками", why is веками in instrumental case, and how would you translate the sentence? Thank you!
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Can какой-нибудь be an object, or just an adjective?

Consider the following sentence Купи нам какого-нибудь хлеба. I would have thought to express it as "Купи нам какой-нибудь хлеба", reasoning that "Купи нам какой-нибудь" is a perfectly sound ...
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на день рождения vs на дне рождения

Beginner here. There are 2 similiar sentences talking about a birthday, but use a different case and I am confused why. The first is Вчера я была у Тамары на дне рождения. Translation: Yesterday, I ...
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Case after разучиться

Most verbs derived from учиться answer the question "чему?". However, my textbook just cites "делать что?" as the question to be answered by разучиться. Can разучиться be followed by a noun rather ...
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What should be the proper word ending of the word "посадка"

In a phrase посадку на Луну предшествовали тренироваочные полеты The ending -у of the word "посадка" does not sound right for me. What is the proper ending to use in such case?
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Correct interpretation of genitive plural noun when preceded by another plural noun

Which is the correct translation of учитель увидел по глазам учеников, что что-то случилось? The teacher saw in the eyes of the student, that something had happened. The teacher saw in the eyes of ...
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The history of which case to follow after a number in the nominative case

In the nominative case, if we are counting something of size that ends with 1 (literally in Russian), then the object being counted is in the genitive singular case, e.g., тридцать один час. if we ...
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вовлечённых - proper use in a translated English sentence for "involved"?

I had earlier asked a question about adjectives and participles, and cited this link: How to tell a participle from an adjective? I now understand the answer of the above link better - The ...
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When the word "по" means "on," is it more common to see the dative case follow it or the prepositional?

I've done very little research on this simply because it doesn't seem like something that would be easy to find and it does seem like something better left for Russian natives, teachers, linguists, ...
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Dictionary listing case for verbs

Is there a dictionary that lists the case that precedes, succeeds verbs? For example идти (accusative) - Я хочу идти в Россию; быть (past, instrumental) - Я был собакой.
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case of поездки in expression в всей поездки

In expression в всей поездки I think всей is in the prepositional case. But what case is поездки?
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"Ищи меня" - why not "ищи мне"? [closed]

The translator say "ищи меня" means "search for me". At first I thought, okay, this seems correct because ищи is the imperative of искать. However, my dictionary say that you use ...
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Declension of proper name adjectives? [closed]

Is there a table or list of rules on how to write the proper name (possessive?) adjective of a word, based on case as well? For example, Пашины родители Пашиным родителям Пашиной матери Юрины ...
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Are these sentences phrased correctly? [closed]

Здравствуйте, I have begun to study Russian and I would like to know if these sentences are grammatically correct and naturally phrased? Студе́нты посеща́ют шко́лу в оживлённом го́роде. Мои́ носки́ ...
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Can't understand the Genitive Case in Russian [closed]

I can`t exactly wrap my head about the “-ого” ending in a word for example “русского”. When do we add it? And how is it used?
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What is the grammatical difference between "страстнейшей" and "страстнейшею"?

Compare these two constructions: Он полон страстнейшей силы. Он полон страстнейшею силы. What's going on here? As far as I can tell, both are feminine, "творительный падеж"...so why are ...
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Why it is "об Англии", but not "об Англиe"?

"Об" is followed by prepositional case, and according to this page, feminine nouns ending with "я" in prepositional should end with "е". That said, it shouldn't be "об Англии" but rather "об Англие". ...
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With regard to the Russian case system, what cases are included when "the oblique cases" are referred to?

I was in the midst of trying to educate myself on "collective numerals" when I came across this: To say that the usage of двое, трое, etc., is limited to the nominative case would be ...
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Meaning and case of обиженных

I can't find any information about this word on wiktionary. Example sentence: Он стал на защиту обиженных.
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Формы слова "Аде'я"

В словаре Даля есть слово "Аде'я" - "Ад". Ударение указано на "я". Меня поглощает вопрос - какая будет форма слова для родительного падежа множественного числа? Ад'ей? ...
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Why is this negation *not* in the genitive case (не канадец)?

I saw this sentence in the OpenRussian corpus of examples: Пробле́ма в том, что Вы - не кана́дец. Shouldn't кана́дец be in the genitive case (не кана́дца?) due to negation?
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Dative or instrumental case hegemony?

I am not sure how to interpret the pronoun in this one: Ей вы́слали приглаше́ние, но она́ не пришла́. Obviously the second "she" is in nominative, but what about the first one? Looking at the ...
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Этот день был долгим, но погода была хорошая!

В конструкции этот день был долгим, прилагательное имя находится в творительном падеже, но вот здесь это был долгий день - в именительном падеже. Пожалуйста, скажите, всегда ли это правда ...
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Noun and Adjective Case Endings [closed]

Can someone help me figure out what do the letters outside and inside the brackets means? How do I read them? http://www.russianforeveryone.com/Rufe/Lessons/Course1/Summary%20Tables/NounAdjective%...
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Правильно составлено ли это предложение? [closed]

В данной выпускной работе анализируются методы обеспечение безопасности веб сайтов. Помимо этого, структуре веб сайтов, существующих уязвимости в этом анализируются, предложена методы обеспечение ...
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What are the uses of words ending in но [closed]

I see words ending in -но with the stem coming from adjectives and verb. Example are; можно нужно понятно

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