By Alan Timberlake
This textbook describes and systematizes all points of the grammar of Russian--including styles of orthography, sounds, inflection, syntax, tense-aspect-mood, be aware order, and intonation. it's particularly interested in the which means of combos of phrases (constructions) and the center proposal is that of the predicate historical past (a checklist of the states of entities via time and throughout possibilities). utilizing predicate histories, the booklet offers an built-in account of the semantics of verbs, nouns, case, and element. it is going to entice scholars, students and language execs drawn to Russian.
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In much less conservative utilization, now tolerated as normative, the predicate has female contract, adjectives -masculine contract ((b)).  (a) (b) (c) (d) D rjvyfne djitk