Diminutive forms

146 – Diminutive-hypocoristic suffixes in Russian

Russian language has a very developed system of suffixes that allow us to express the whole range of emotions, starting from caress and tenderness and finishing with hatred and scorn. In this lesson we’ll cover a part of them that’s called diminutive-hypocoristic suffixes (уменьши́тельно-ласка́тельные су́ффиксы). Study the lesson »