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Russian word of the day: Род

Jul 26, 2022 (see all)
род
[ rot ]
Noun , masculine
family, kin, clan; origin, generation; kind, sort, type; way; (grammar) gender

Morphemic analysis

род
root: род
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Examples

  • Он был пото́мком дре́внего аристократи́ческого ро́да.

    on byl pa-tóm-kam dryév-nee-va a-rees-ta-kra-tée-chees-ka-va ró-da

    He was a descendant of an ancient aristocratic family.

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  • В ру́сском языке́ существи́тельные быва́ют мужско́го, же́нского и́ли сре́днего ро́да.

    v rús-kam ya-zy-kyé su-scheest-vée-teel'-ny-ye by-vá-yut mush-skó-va, zhéns-ka-va ée-lee sryéd-nee-va ró-da

    In Russian, nouns are either masculine, feminine, or neuter.

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Declension of the word род

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Nom. род роды́
Genitive Gen. ро́да родо́в
Dative Dat. ро́ду рода́м
Accusative Acc. род роды́
Instrumental Inst. ро́дом рода́ми
Prepositional Prep. ро́де рода́х

Same stem words

ро́дина [ró-dee-na] Noun , feminine
motherland
ро́дственник [rótst-veen-neek] Noun , masculine , fem: ро́дственница
relative, kinsman
двою́родный [dva-yú-rad-nyÎ] Adjective
related by grandfather (first cousin, cousin of one's father or mother, child of one's first cousin)
роди́тели [ra-dée-tee-lee] Noun , plural , singular - роди́тель
parents

Additional examples

  • У неё ушло́ не́сколько ме́сяцев на то, что́бы привести́ себя́ в фо́рму по́сле ро́дов.

    u nee-yó ush-ló nyés-kal'-ka myé-sya-tsef na to, chtó-by pree-vees-tée see-byá v fór-mu pós-lye ró-daf

    It took her several months to get back in shape after giving birth.

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