080 – The Accusative case (feminine singular nouns)

To form the Accusative case with feminine singular nouns 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):

gender ending Accusative examples
masculine inanimate
animate, a consonant
animate, й
animate, ь

no change

-й +я
-ь +я
дом – дом
за́яц – за́йца
злоде́й – злоде́я
конь – коня́
feminine а
-а +у
-я +ю
no change
луна́ – луну́
неде́ля – неде́лю
дверь – дверь
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