Russian nouns

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паути́на [pa-u-tée-na] Noun , feminine
cobweb, net, spiderweb
безала́берность [bee-za-lá-beer-nast'] Noun , feminine
disorderliness, negligence, carelessness
милосе́рдие [mee-la-syér-dee-ye] Noun , neuter
mercy, compassion, charity
перекрёсток [pee-ree-kryós-tak] Noun , masculine
crossroad, intersection
но́вость [nó-vast'] Noun , feminine
piece of news, news
одино́чество [a-dee-nó-cheest-va] Noun , neuter
solitude, loneliness
привы́чка [pree-vých-ka] Noun , feminine
единоро́г [ye-dee-na-rók] Noun , masculine
бри́тва [bréet-va] Noun , feminine
razor, shaver
люби́тель [lyu-bée-tyel'] Noun , masculine
amateur, dilettante; lover, fan
сестра́ [seest-rá] Noun , feminine
sister
пла́стырь [plas-tyr'] Noun , masculine
мать [mat] Noun , feminine
mother
ска́зка [skás-ka] Noun , feminine
fairy tale/story
водопа́д [va-da-pát] Noun , masculine
бди́тельность [bdée-teel'-nast'] Noun , feminine
vigilance, watchfulness
ры́нок [rý-nak] Noun , masculine
market
кре́сло [kryés-la] Noun , neuter
armchair, easy chair; stall
засто́лье [za-stól'-ye] Noun , neuter
прище́пка [pree-schyép-ka] Noun , feminine
clothes-pin, clothes peg
неря́ха [nee-ryá-ha] Noun , masculine or feminine
sloven, slattern
чи́псы [chéep-sy] Noun , plural
витри́на [vee-trée-na] Noun , feminine
shop window, store window, glass-case
снег [snyek] Noun , masculine
брат [brat] Noun , masculine
brother
висо́к [vee-sók] Noun , masculine
temple (body part)
оте́ц [a-tyéts] Noun , masculine
father
су́мка [súm-ka] Noun , feminine
весну́шка [vees-núsh-ka] Noun , feminine
стака́н [sta-kán] Noun , masculine
glass

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