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Lisa Beck
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14 votes
13 answers
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Does anyone know of a simpler way to add accents to Cyrillic vowels than what is typically found online?

13 votes
3 answers
693 views

Can anyone clear up some discrepancies between rules for numeral+adjective+noun agreement for 2/3/4 and actual usage (as found through e-sources)?

12 votes
7 answers
2k views

Do "надо" constructions tend to pair with perfective verbs and if so, why?

11 votes
8 answers
7k views

Do Russians really use "Расход!" to say, "Let's go!"?

10 votes
4 answers
2k views

Why is the Russian adverb "уже" not always translated into English?

10 votes
1 answer
393 views

Is there a reason why "чёрт" and "сосе́д" don't decline for nominative plural according to standard Russian spelling rules?

8 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why do some nouns take the genitive case instead of the accusative?

8 votes
4 answers
4k views

What are some good Russian equivalents for the word "badass?"

8 votes
2 answers
602 views

What is the difference between "число" and "количество"?

7 votes
5 answers
487 views

What is the best Russian equivalent for "savory"?

7 votes
2 answers
671 views

What is the difference between "занятый" and "занятой"?

6 votes
2 answers
841 views

Do all verbs in Russian have both an imperfective and perfective aspect?

6 votes
2 answers
354 views

Is there ever a time when one uses по́ле to refer to the floor?

6 votes
2 answers
4k views

Are "домой" and "дома" interchangeable and if not, what's the difference?

6 votes
3 answers
597 views

What is the difference between "в ходе" and "во время" if both can be used to mean "during"?

5 votes
2 answers
205 views

Why does the word "один" drop the "и" for its feminine and neuter forms?

5 votes
1 answer
589 views

Does the Russian numeral rule for the adjective that comes between the number and the noun (see below) apply to animate nouns in actual usage?

5 votes
3 answers
509 views

"Критический": How should it be prounounced?

5 votes
3 answers
1k views

Are words for family members (e.g., "брат," "сестра," ...) ever used as names, and, if so, is the word then capitalized (as it would be in English)?

4 votes
2 answers
311 views

Why don't the personal possessive adjectives его (his), её (her), and их (their) decline for the dative case?

3 votes
4 answers
269 views

What is the difference between "разделить" and "поделить"?

3 votes
5 answers
385 views

What is the difference between "Куда ты идёшь?" and "Куда ты собрался?"

3 votes
3 answers
166 views

What case do numbers take in constructions where they are preceded by "на"?

3 votes
2 answers
839 views

Are there any major differences between "много," "намного," and "гораздо" or are they completely interchangeable?

3 votes
0 answers
51 views

What publications or institutions govern proper usage of the Russian language? [duplicate]

3 votes
3 answers
387 views

Should there be a detectable difference in pronunciation between masculine animate plural nominative nouns whose plural accusative ends in "ей?"

2 votes
4 answers
431 views

Can "одни" be paired with words that exist in both the singular and the plural?

2 votes
2 answers
268 views

Does anyone know of any good resource(s) that categorize the declensions of Russian plurals?

2 votes
5 answers
270 views

What is the difference between "украшение," "драгоценность," and "ювелирные изделия"?

2 votes
2 answers
266 views

What are the fuller expressions of the Russian equivalents to some common festive greetings (e.g., Happy Birthday, Happy Easter, Happy New Year's)?