080 – The Accusative case of feminine singular nouns

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):

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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