Russian feminine nouns

Learn Russian feminine nouns from our series “Russian Word of the Day”. Every noun comes with two examples and audio.

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плита́ [plee-tá] Noun , feminine
stove, cooker
ба́ня [bá-nya] Noun , feminine
bathhouse
мечта́ [meech-tá] Noun , feminine
dream, daydream, reverie
рабо́та [ra-bó-ta] Noun , feminine
духо́вка [du-hóf-ka] Noun , feminine
oven
кастрю́ля [kast-ryú-lya] Noun , feminine
pan, saucepan, pot, casserole
шта́нга [shtán-ga] Noun , feminine
матрёшка [mat-ryósh-ka] Noun , feminine
Russian doll
неве́ста [nee-vyés-ta] Noun , feminine
bride, fiancee
маршру́тка [marsh-rút-ka] Noun , feminine , comes from "маршру́тное такси́"
fixed-route taxi (minibus)
электри́чка [e-leek-tréech-ka] Noun , feminine
electric/commuter train
стипе́ндия [stee-pyén-dee-ya] Noun , feminine
scholarship
грани́ца [gra-née-tsa] Noun , feminine
border, limit, boundary
поясни́ца [pa-ees-née-tsa] Noun , feminine
small of the back, waist; loins
оце́нка [a-tsén-ka] Noun , feminine
mark, grade; estimation, assessment, evaluation
глу́пость [glú-past'] Noun , feminine
stupidity, stupid action or thing, folly, foolishness, nonsense
распрода́жа [ras-pra-dá-zha] Noun , feminine
sale
шту́ка [shtú-ka] Noun , feminine
thing, piece, item