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63 Why does "охуенно" mean "great" but "хуёвый" mean "bad" 2012-11-22T14:40:52.623

56 Resources for learning Russian 2012-08-12T12:02:58.320

48 What are the lesser known Russian cases? 2012-06-28T12:48:51.317

47 What's the difference between "лежит на столе" and "стоит на столе"? 2012-11-08T23:14:01.077

46 What does the phrase "Да нет" mean? 2013-01-15T05:17:16.953

36 Usage of "про" instead of "о" 2012-06-14T03:47:06.743

36 Why does italic 'т' look like 'm' 2012-12-14T02:22:45.470

34 When is it more appropriate to use здравствуйте rather than привет? 2012-06-13T20:41:20.367

34 How can "to teach" and "to learn" be translated to Russian? 2012-06-16T12:17:08.393

34 The meaning of "давай" when saying good bye 2012-12-03T23:12:31.163

32 Why doesn't Russian have native words beginning with А? 2012-06-15T12:05:15.067

30 "Руки не доходят посмотреть" - what does it mean? 2014-02-04T18:05:21.403

29 Genitive plural of "башка"? 2012-06-13T20:36:52.733

29 What is the Russian translation of "excited about something"? 2012-06-13T21:28:16.363

28 What is correct: "их" or "ихний"? 2012-06-14T08:04:48.520

28 In Russian, do vehicles walk? And can one walk across the city using the bus? 2017-07-10T06:14:55.380

26 Слово "дно" во множественном числе 2012-06-14T05:50:24.343

26 ахуеть and охуеть - which is used, and what is the precise meaning? 2012-06-17T10:30:28.670

25 Equivalent adjective of 'thirsty' in Russian 2012-06-14T12:10:32.957

25 What Russian letter is this? 2016-11-14T13:30:36.427

24 What is the order of adjectival premodifiers? 2012-06-14T02:10:04.360

24 Elementary understanding of the concept aspect 2012-06-14T21:11:30.380

23 How are short and long form adjectives used differently? 2012-06-13T20:45:54.690

23 Is the Ukrainian language understandable for the average Russian native speaker? 2012-06-17T20:58:03.557

23 Are there words that can be spelled with both т and ф? 2012-06-18T06:41:31.833

23 Как бы звучало по-русски название медведя *r̥ḱs-os/*r̥ḱt-os, доживи оно до наших дней? 2014-12-25T12:31:36.440

22 mathematical pronunciation of 1 2012-06-14T04:29:24.630

22 Чаю vs. чая: what ending is correct? 2012-06-17T13:50:46.377

22 What's the difference between -либо and -нибудь? 2012-06-18T18:13:20.940

22 How to address people in the street? 2012-07-16T18:53:44.730

21 "Left" and "right" in Russian 2012-07-14T15:28:59.640

21 Been learning Russian for 10 years, still can't understand my wife when she talks with her friends, what to do? 2015-06-22T20:57:34.130

20 Is there a word that starts with "ы"? 2012-06-15T15:02:35.477

20 Is it odd to say "До свидания" to somebody if you are unlikely to ever meet them again? 2012-06-27T18:09:14.223

19 General rules for stressing words the right way 2012-06-16T20:05:22.580

19 What are the different ways of saying "but"? 2012-06-17T16:36:55.760

19 Idiomatic translation of "Debug" 2012-06-19T20:43:10.673

19 The history and meaning of "ни фига себе" 2012-07-05T23:07:04.847

19 Why does "ебало" mean a face and "ебаться" mean to fuck? 2014-06-26T07:26:03.507

19 Why do I keep seeing зову́т for third person singular? 2014-11-05T23:04:14.740

18 Learning to pronounce hard R 2012-06-14T03:14:32.177

18 What's the first person singular future of победить 2012-06-14T13:52:12.730

18 Does “official Russian” language exist? 2012-06-19T10:22:12.870

18 Difference between "мир" and "свет" 2012-06-19T16:47:07.740

18 What does "ледяная рябь канала" mean, in Blok's famous poem? 2012-10-11T19:03:10.693

18 Why "лук" is a mass noun while "огурец" is not? 2013-05-06T11:55:29.903

18 Racist language in Russia/USA 2013-11-12T15:12:10.993

18 How can I improve my listening comprehension? 2014-06-16T14:04:25.863

18 Why do some say "на Украине" and others "в Украине" and what is correct? 2015-01-15T01:02:52.103

18 Why are United Nations and United Arab Emirates translated as "Объединённые", but United States as "Соединённые"? 2016-04-10T08:59:23.207


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