And if sturgeon is of the second freshness, that means it is simply rotten.
January 13, 2012 8:50 AM Subscribe
Every once in a while
posted by Nomyte (26 comments total)
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you just want to know an obscure word in a foreign language just to show off to your friends, so today's word is вымя
, which means udder
Russian Word of the Day is an instructive blog for beginning and intermediate students of Russian and their sympathizers. It is maintained by Donald Livingston, an instructor at Arizona State University's School of International Letters & Cultures
and a lifelong student of Russian. Don divides his time between Arizona and Kazan
, Tatarstan, where he supervises students in the Russian immersion program
The majority of the blog entries feature a vocabulary item or phrase (some useful and some less so), provide the appropriate table of case endings or conjugated forms, make note of peculiarities of usage, supply necessary cultural background, and round things out with some sort of humorous anecdote. The bundled usage examples are pretty entertaining, too.
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