The adjectives in Russian

That lesson is made for beginners, we will not do into details here, we will see how to use adjectives in the nominative case, then, you'll be able to learn a list of adjectives.


The gender of the adjective

There are three genders. The masculine adjective is ending by -ый, -ий or -ой, a neutral adjective by -ое or -ее, and a feminine adjective by -ая or -яя.

A few examples

EnglishRussianPronociationSound (Gulnara Streit)
bigбольшойbalchoj
goodхорошийharoshij
beautifullкрасивыйhrasivij
healthyздоровыйzdarovij
marriedженатыйzhenatij
readyготовыйgatovij
tallвысокийvisokij
importantважныйvazhnij




How to use them

Эта девушка - высокая

Eta dievushka - visokaya

That girl is tall


Это - большой театр

Eta - bal'shoj teatr

It is a big theater


Я получил хороший результат

Ya paluchil haroshij rezu'ltat

I obtained good results


Моя дочь здорова

Maya doch zdarova

My daughter is healthy


Это - важная книга

Eta - vazhnaya kniga

It is an important book


Я - женатый человек

Ya zhenatij chelaviek

I'm married