Nouns

Russian Lesson 11 (Nouns and Jobs)

Duration: 30 mins

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This 11th lesson teaches an important part of speech aspect in Russian which is the noun. Also included is a list of vocabulary about jobs and finally some common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Russian Classes.

Nouns

Nouns are the most used words in Russian. They consist of about 35% of part of speech in term of usage. They can help describe living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

Below is a list of some nouns that you might come across or use very often. That includes some singular and plural forms, as well as feminine and masculine forms. The table contains 3 columns (English, Russian, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Nouns in Russian

Nouns Russian Audio
Catкот, кошка
kot, koshka
Dogсобака
sobaka
Womanженщина
zhenshhina
Womenженщины
zhenshhiny
Motherмать
mat'
Sisterсестра
sestra
Shoesобувь
obuv'
Socksноски
noski
Bookкнига
kniga
Booksкниги
knigi
Starsзвезды
zvezdy
Sunсолнце
solnce

The following are nouns used in a full sentence. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Russian Nouns in a Sentence

English Russian Audio
I have a dogУ меня есть собака
U menja est' sobaka
I speak ItalianЯ говорю на итальянском
Ja govorju na ital'janskom
I live in AmericaЯ живу в Америке
Ja zhivu v Amerike
This is my wifeЭто моя жена
Jeto moja zhena
This is my husbandЭто мой муж
Jeto moj muzh
Can you close the door?Не могли бы вы закрыть дверь?
Ne mogli by vy zakryt' dver'?

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Vocabulary List about Jobs

Below is a list of jobs and occupations in Russian. At the end of the list, there will be examples where those terms are used in a sentence.

Jobs in Russian

Actorактёр
aktjor
Actressактриса
aktrisa
Artistхудожник
hudozhnik
Businessmanбизнесмен, предприниматель
biznesmen, predprinimatel'
Doctorврач
vrach
Engineerинженер
inzhener
Nurseмедсестра
medsestra
Policemanполицейский
policejskij
Singerпевец, певица
pevec, pevica
Studentстудент, студентка
student, studentka
Teacherучитель
uchitel'
Translatorпереводчик
perevodchik

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Daily Conversation in Russian

Finally, a list of some commonly used phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Russian Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Russian

English Russian Audio
He is a policemanОн полицейский
On policejskij
I have a long experienceУ меня большой опыт
U menja bol'shoj opyt
I'm a new employeeЯ новый сотрудник
Ja novyj sotrudnik
I'm an artistЯ художник
Ja hudozhnik
I'm looking for a jobЯ ищу работу
Ja ishhu rabotu
She is a singerОна певица
Ona pevica
What's that called in French?Как это будет по-французски?
Kak jeto budet po-francuzski?
I have a reservationУ меня бронь
U menja bron'
I have to goМне пора идти.
Mne pora idti.
Where do you live?Где вы живёте?
Gde vy zhivjote?
Spanish is easy to learnИспанский язык легко учится
Ispanskij jazyk legko uchitsja

Fun Facts

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Congratulations! You finished your 11th lesson in Russian about nouns, and jobs. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Russian Lesson 12. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Russian homepage.

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