Russian Cases – Genitive Singular. Learn Russian Grammar with Russian from Russia! Rusian cases made easy 🙂
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The main function of the Genitive case is to show possession. In English, it is expressed by the preposition ‘of’ or an apostrophe (‘s).
Это твой карандаш? Нет, это карандаш моего брата.
Это ваша машина? Нет, это машина моей тети.
The genitive is used after negation.
Его нет здесь.
Prepositions that we use with the Genitive case are: от, до, для, из-за, у, без, ради, вокруг, около, мимо…
If you would like to practice Genitive Plural, check this video
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