080 – The Accusative case of feminine singular nouns

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Today we are learning how to form the Accusative case with feminine singular nouns.

To put feminine singular Russian nouns in the Accusative case, follow these rules:

For feminine nouns ending in …
а -> replace with у
я -> replace with ю
ь -> no change

луна́ – луну́

гра́ница – грани́цу

рука́ – ру́ку

неде́ля – неде́лю

ста́нция – ста́нцию

дверь – дверь

Practice today’s examples with the audio track.

Russian Accusative case memo chart
(you can find all the declension rules in the Russian declension chart):

ending or description how to change examples
masculine
inanimate no change дом - дом
animate, a consonant за́яц – за́йца
animate, й -й / +я злоде́й – злоде́я
animate, ь -ь / +я конь – коня́
feminine
а -а / +у луна́ – луну́
я -я / +ю ста́нция – ста́нцию
ь no change дверь – дверь
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