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This one is actually non-trivial. As @shabunc mentions, at a certain moment the root (which was originally один-) started to exhibit alternations between и and the ultrashort ь. However, if ь simply won over и, we would have something along the lines "одён - одна - одно" (which Zaliznyak's system in "Russkoe imennoe slovoizmenenie" ...


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Well, in Old East Slavonic - which is in Russian called more often древнерусский - following forms are attested: одинъ / одьнъ, одина / одьна, одино / одьно. Note that here "ь" is not a soft sign but a ultrashort vowel of course, so called front yer). The 'ь' form is a later development, thus "и" was reduced to 'ь'. So this forms were ...


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Bill, would you take offense if I will call, dunno, Boston Bosstown because, you know, I feel that it's a Boss Town. I like how it sounds, I like the connotations and the very vibe of it. It's a strange way to state a question. If you are interested in whether one call it that way - nobody does. Nobody calls Калининград Калиноград. If you'll try to do it the ...


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This "V" means "Victory". "The letter "V", which is contained in the name of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, means victory. This was announced on Thursday by the сhief of the Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev in the account of this medication manufacturers on Twitter. ... " https://tass.ru/obschestvo/...


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