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Russian Grammar

Meaning of те as in Здравствуйте

To greet somebody you can say Здравствуй or you can add те and say Здравствуйте.  From my research it appears that те alone is not a word, but I might be wrong.  What is the meaning of те?

4 replies - Last post by Ivan Drago - September 5, 2020

ВЫ is the plural form of the word you

ВЫ is the formal way of saying you.  It is also plural (instead of singular).  Do I have this right? If this is true, how can the word you be plural?  When you are addressing somebody, you are addressing only one person.

0 replies - Last post by Ivan Drago - September 1, 2020

Question about доллар / доллара / долларов in survival kit lessons - Numbers, Decimals and Dollars

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2 replies - Last post by Matthieu13 - September 21, 2019

Difference between один / одна / одну, два / две in survival kit lesson - Numbers, Decimals and Dollars

Здравствуйте! there is something else that I don't understand in the lesson Numbers, Decimals and Dollars (survival kit) in the following examples: одна целая пять десятых Я хочу одну Why is it not один целая пять десятых or Я хочу один? Same question ...

2 replies - Last post by Matthieu13 - September 16, 2019

Lambda or ehl?

If I were to write a book in Russian and sell it,  would I put л or λ? I am asking this because I see the lambda more than the ehl in signs and books?

2 replies - Last post by Miguel353 - May 1, 2019

Genitive plural

I don't seem to find genitive plural in the course. Is it included somewhere? Thanks Ralph

1 reply - Last post by Natalya - Tutor - November 29, 2016

and you

Hi All Just starting off.  Could some learned person let me know about the words "And you".  I have three different Russian translations so  in what contexts would I use them? "А у Вас" or "А Вы" or "и ты" Thanks Dave

1 reply - Last post by Natalya - Tutor - February 24, 2016

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