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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дробь [drop'] Noun , feminine , plural - "дро́би"
fraction
сти́рка [stéer-ka] Noun , feminine
laundry, laundering
снегу́рочка [snye-gú-rach-ka] Noun , feminine
Snow Maiden (granddaughter of grandfather Frost)
ёлка [yól-ka] Noun , feminine
firtree, New Year's/Christmas tree
тря́пка [tryáp-ka] Noun , feminine
shred, rag, duster, mop; wimp, doormat
улы́бка [u-lýp-ka] Noun , feminine
уда́ча [u-dá-cha] Noun , feminine
(good) luck, success, good fortune
душа́ [du-shá] Noun , feminine
обно́вка [ab-nóv-ka] Noun , feminine
new outfit or acquisition
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)