российский

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

росси́йский (rossíjskij)

  1. Russian (concerning the country, nationality)

Usage notes[edit]

The word росси́йский emphasizes belonging to Russia, as a citizen or resident regardless of ethnicity, as opposed to ру́сский (rússkij), which indicates ethnicity, etc. In some cases the words may be used interchangeably.

Declension[edit]

* Note: The letter "г (g)" in the endings "-ого" / "-его" for the genitive masculine and neuter singular and and accusative masculine animate singular is pronounced as /v/, not /g/.