russian nouns


A noun is a word that identifies someone or something - a person, an animal, a thing, an abstract notion etc.

женщина - woman
кошка - cat
дом - house
успех - success

In English, nouns have two forms - singular and plural. In most cases, all you need to do is add an -s or -es to make the plural form, i.e. dog - dogs, car - cars, bus - buses.

In Russian, things are a bit more complex.

Nouns have 2 forms (also referred to as number) - Singular and Plural Form

Nouns can either be Masculine, Feminine, or Neuter in Gender 

Nouns belong to the First, Second, or Third Declension

Nouns have six cases - Nominative, Genitive, Dative, Accusative, Instrumental, and Prepositional cases


Please refer to the following topics to learn everything about Russian nouns in more detail:

Singular and Plural Form of Nouns
Gender of Nouns
Cases of Nouns

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