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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жена́ [zhee-ná] Noun feminine
розе́тка [ra-zyét-ka] Noun feminine
socket, wall outlet
де́вушка [dyé-vush-ka] Noun feminine
girl, young lady; girlfriend
шири́нка [shee-réen-ka] Noun feminine
сва́дьба [svád'-ba] Noun feminine
спина́ [spee-ná] Noun feminine
back
простоква́ша [pras-ta-kvá-sha] Noun feminine
curdled milk, clabber, sour clotted milk
окро́шка [ak-rósh-ka] Noun feminine
cold vegetable soup with bits and pieces of meat or sausage
ря́женка [ryá-zhen-ka] Noun feminine
ryazhenka (fermented baked milk)
селёдка [see-lyót-ka] Noun feminine
herring
взя́тка [vzyát-ka] Noun feminine
опеча́тка [a-pee-chát-ka] Noun feminine
misprint, typo
да́ча [dá-cha] Noun feminine
dacha, summer house, cottage
двойня́шка [dvai-nyásh-ka] Noun feminine
сте́пень [styé-pyen'] Noun feminine
degree, extent
фо́рточка [fór-tach-ka] Noun feminine
ventilating window, a small hinged window pane
копи́лка [ka-péel-ka] Noun feminine
piggy bank, money box
кладо́вка [kla-dóf-ka] Noun feminine
pantry, larder, stockroom
полу́чка [pa-lúch-ka] Noun feminine
pay; payday
растя́жка [ras-tyásh-ka] Noun feminine
stretching
спа́льня [spál'-nya] Noun feminine
bedroom
вкусня́тина [fkus-nyá-tee-na] Noun feminine
it's delicious, yummy, tasty
просту́да [pras-tú-da] Noun feminine
cold, chill
бровь [brof'] Noun feminine
eyebrow
ку́хня [kúh-nya] Noun feminine
kitchen, cuisine
фами́лия [fa-mée-lee-ya] Noun feminine
surname, family name
мы́шца [mýsh-tsa] Noun feminine
muscle
доса́да [da-sá-da] Noun feminine
vexation, disappointment
любо́вь [lyu-bóf'] Noun feminine
трениро́вка [tree-nee-róf-ka] Noun feminine
training, workout, practice
нога́ [na-gá] Noun feminine
leg, foot
рука́ [ru-ká] Noun feminine
hand, arm
табуре́тка [ta-bu-ryét-ka] Noun feminine
stool
зарпла́та [zar-plá-ta] Noun feminine
wages, salary
ту́мбочка [túm-bach-ka] Noun feminine
bedside-table
ше́я [shé-ya] Noun feminine
neck
ко́жа [kó-zha] Noun feminine
skin, leather
пло́щадь [pló-schat'] Noun feminine
square, area
губа́ [gu-bá] Noun feminine
щека́ [schee-ká] Noun feminine
cheek
ле́стница [lyés-nee-tsa] Noun feminine
stair
у́лица [ú-lee-tsa] Noun feminine
кварти́ра [kvartéera] Noun feminine
apartment, flat
дру́жба [drúzhba] Noun feminine
friendship