038 – The Genitive (singular nouns, recap)

Let’s recap all we learned about the Genitive case so far. Have a look at the examples (the nouns in the Genitive are highlighted):

Я сижу́ у окна́.
I’m sitting by the window.

Это портре́т мое́й ба́бушки.
This is a portrait of my grandmother.

Моя́ сестра́ – дире́ктор шко́лы.
My sister is a school director.

Э́то пода́рок для моего́ му́жа.
This is a gift for my husband.

Для тебя́ тут письмо́ от ба́бушки.
Here is a letter for you from your grandmother.

Вся ме́бель здесь из де́рева.
All furniture here is made of wood.

Я могу́ доста́ть руко́й до потолка́.
I can get a hand up to the ceiling.

Vocabulary of this lesson:

сижу́ -> сиде́ть – to sit (the present tense, 1st person singular)

портре́т – portrait (noun, m.)

сестра́ – sister (noun, f.)

дире́ктор – director (noun, m.)

шко́ла – school (noun, f.)

пода́рок – gift (noun, m.)

муж – husband (noun, m.)

ме́бель – furniture (noun, f.)

де́рево – wood (noun, n.)

могу́ -> мочь – can (the present tense, 1st person singular)

доста́ть – to get, to reach

потоло́к – ceiling (noun, m.)

Practice today’s words and phrases with the audio track.

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