Colors in Russian
Colors are some of the words you’ll utilize often when speaking Russian. You’ll be surprised how much you use color words to describe things on a daily basis. You can start new conversations too by talking about your favorite colors in Russian. Or perhaps you’re shopping and need to specify what you’re looking for.
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Pronouncing colors in Russian
Remember that many colors in Russian are adjectives and change gender depending on the noun it’s describing. If the colour ends in ый (yi) it will change to an ая (aia) for a feminine word and to an ое (oe) for a neuter word.
Тhese examples illustrate how красный changes when followed by different gender nouns:
See how the endings match? You’ve added a whole host of new words to your Russian vocabulary bank. I hope you enjoyed this lesson!
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