It can be difficult to understand when to use different noun and adjective endings in Russian. This lesson should clear up some of the basic rules.
Feminine nouns end with "а" or "я"
Masculine nouns end with a consonant
Neuter nouns end with "о" or "е"
Plural nouns end with "и" or "ы"
Adjectives have different endings. Generally speaking:
When a noun is feminine the adjective will end in "ая" or "яя"
When a noun is masculine the adjective will end in "ый" or "ой" or "ий"
When a noun is neuter the adjective will end in "ое" or "ее"
When a noun is plural the adjective will end in "ые" or "ие"
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