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by RP01
May 21st, 18, 23:51
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: "Я уже говорил" vs. "я уже сказал"
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Views: 13

"Я уже говорил" vs. "я уже сказал"

Hi, What is the difference actually between "Я уже говорил" and "я уже сказал"? What is the real diffrence in the meaning? One would mean "I have or had been telling already" means several times repeated while the other emphesize that "I already told you that"...
by RP01
May 7th, 18, 23:18
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: How to pronounce "ой" adjective ending if not stressed
Replies: 0
Views: 92

How to pronounce "ой" adjective ending if not stressed

Hi, Hard stem adjectives in genitive, dative, instrumental and and prepositional case for feminine have the ending "ой". When the stress is on the end (e.g. молодóй) it is easy to hear that "ой" pronounced consitently as "óй". But when it is not stressed it is quite har...
by RP01
May 6th, 18, 20:36
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: Noun stem change
Replies: 0
Views: 85

Noun stem change

Hi, By rule for neuter nouns which ending in "o" and feminine nouns ending in "a" have the plural genitive declension as Ø that is no declension added but the bare stem to be used. Nevertheless neuter noun "окно" has the plural genitive form "окон" where no de...
by RP01
May 6th, 18, 20:26
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending
Replies: 13
Views: 341

Re: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending

Hi thank you, the vowel reduction rule helps a lot and also seems further justifying the previous assumption, that is that there is a rule there :) : All the adjectives ending in "ой" have the stress (accent) on the end and not on the stem. So if all the "ого" which stressed are ...
by RP01
Apr 26th, 18, 19:27
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending
Replies: 13
Views: 341

Re: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending

Ok thanks then I will go that way. I am from Hungary. I learned english before and I realized that russian is harder to learn than english but much easier for a hungarien than a native english speaker. E.g.: - we have explicit letters for soft russian variants in our alphabet like "ty" for...
by RP01
Apr 26th, 18, 01:42
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending
Replies: 13
Views: 341

Re: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending

Yes you understood right. In this case does it sound very alien if I say "двадцатAВА"? On forvo the second recording sounds something like that: https://forvo.com/word/двадцатого/#ru Because if it is not so big problem I could use the following scheme: 1. For ending "-ой" always ...
by RP01
Apr 26th, 18, 00:55
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending
Replies: 13
Views: 341

Re: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending

Ok thanks does that mean that actually if I always saying "ова" it will be ok, right? Or do you mean to say literally "ого" like "ogo" where "g" as in "big"? Another thing I just observed and I am curious what is your opinion. Based on assumption I ...
by RP01
Apr 25th, 18, 23:59
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending
Replies: 13
Views: 341

Re: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending

thank you nevertheless it is still not clear for me: In большого it is pronounced as "валш- ова ". I assmue that we never would pronounce that like "валш- ава " In первого it is pronounced as "перв- ава ". I assmue that we never would pronounce that like "перв- ова...
by RP01
Apr 25th, 18, 21:41
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending
Replies: 13
Views: 341

Re: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending

Hi, for example "первого" when I listen to prononciation on forvo I hear it like "pjervava". In wiktionary it spelled like [ˈpʲervəvə]. Maybe I hear it wrong so better I rephase/simplify my original question :) 1. How to pronounce adjective ending -ого ? 2. Is the pronounciation ...
by RP01
Apr 24th, 18, 21:14
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: How to pronounce -ого adjective ending
Replies: 13
Views: 341

How to pronounce -ого adjective ending

Hi,

Can you please explain what rule will decide how to pronounce -ого adjective ending. In some cases the first "о" pronoounced as "a" and sometimes as "o". What willl decide how to proounce with a particular adjective?

Thank you

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