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Grammar tables, Russian for free

Posted: Jan 13th, 17, 17:00
by JoeKomaGawa
Russian grammar email
I really like this site a lot. However I have one problem regarding the adjectives in particular, but also it seems a smaller problem with nouns tables. Secondly, connected to my problem, it seems to be important to offer an explanation in your notes, EVEN IF I AM MISTAKEN, because the logic of my confusion is shared by friends I have explained this matter to. They are puzzled like me.

So I am not. Good English writer, I hope you can understand and explain.
Go to your adjectives, Nominative Case web page.

Masculine: 4 endings, ok. To the right 4 different, examples, ok. So, I believe there are 4 different groups of adjective ending words in the dictionary, ok.

Feminine: 2 endings. So, I believe that from 4 groups used with masculine words, I can only have 2 endings with all feminine nouns. But, how does a person choose which ending? Do you understand my problem? If there were 4 feminine endings and you used the SAME adjectives, I would believe there was no problem.

1. BUT, you give only 2 examples of changing the endings from the Masculine examples. I think you should have given 4 examples showing the other ending adjectives.

2. There are 2 choices for feminine endings. Every adjective seems possible to go with feminine nouns, yes? If this is true, then why are there 2 feminine endings. can I use the same ending in ALL situations? It seems no need to use a second ending. In the notes you should mention this situation of mistaken thinking.

so I am having this trouble in studying allyour example cases for nouns and adjectives. Can you advise me? I will be a student in Siberia in February for 1 month, so I am studying to prepare for my trip.
Thank you,
Thomas Asada-Grant

Re: Grammar tables, Russian for free

Posted: Jan 21st, 17, 15:08
by JoeKomaGawa
Let me give a specific example of the problem I describe in the original post.
Noun Dative Neuter gives 3 endings for changing
Noun Instrumental Neuter gives 4 endings for changing.

This is confusing for the learner unless there is an explanation in the NOTES section.
I'm sur there is an explanation, what is it?
Regards from 埼玉県