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differing O or A

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differing O or A

Postby serpil » January 26th, 2010 7:06 pm

hi,

i cant understand when to write O and if it s already written in which cases to read it as A or I or E?

if u can explain this I ll be grateful.

tks

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russian spelling and pronouciation

Postby russian_guy » January 27th, 2010 5:31 am

this is a thng which is super difficult to explaine because there is no exact rules on where to put the stress. i have looked all over and couldnt find a thing but this didnt keep me from learning russian. the best thing i would recomend is tring to guess where the stressed o is and most of the time it will be right. like Достопримечательности this is a long word which means sights and as you can see many o's are in this word.
now the thing is none of the o's are stressed here from what i have heard. but a russian would understand if you did stress any o in here.
as for spelling well this is a different story . just try to remember the words and i think you will be fine. if anyone wants to add anything or make any corrections to what i have said please feel free to :)

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Postby serpil » January 27th, 2010 6:45 pm

большой спасиба for yr reply that confused me more. I thought there should be a solid ground for the use of "o" but now i understand there isn t. so i guess by practising n making a lot of mistakes i ll manage if u did. thank u.
i looked up for eg in dictionary the long word u wrote n found out that all of the "o" s are read as ы. no rules then just memorization. i wont loose my courage.
ещё спасиба.

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Postby russian_guy » January 28th, 2010 4:10 am

no problem also remember that спасибо is how to write this word :D glad i was able to help

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Postby serpil » January 28th, 2010 5:48 pm

спасиуво

making mistakes are good for learning. fm now on i ll always write this word correctly.
tks for mentioning.

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Postby russian_guy » January 29th, 2010 1:22 am

hey just a tip for you if you want to learn a new vocabulary word try putting it in a phrase instead of just learning one word.
it helps me learn vocabulary so much easier.

here is a russian idiom to mean leave me alone
не писай в мой горшок
it means dont pee in my pot

the ukrainian version of this is funny too
ни єіж мої пічінкі
means dot eat my liver

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Postby serpil » January 29th, 2010 2:42 am

tks for the tip. best way to record in mind.

i dont even know russian ,comparing it with ukranian is not a good idea.

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Postby russian_guy » January 29th, 2010 2:43 am

no problem with this site you can learn lots i did in 5 months


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