Russian nouns

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ва́ленки [vá-leen-kee] Noun , plural , singular - "ва́ленок"
felt boots
плечо́ [plee-chó] Noun , neuter , plural - "пле́чи"
shoulder, upper arm
вре́мя [vryé-mya] Noun , neuter
реце́пт [ree-tsept] Noun , masculine
recipe; prescription
дробь [drop'] Noun , feminine , plural - "дро́би"
fraction
сти́рка [stéer-ka] Noun , feminine
laundry, laundering
де́ло [dyé-la] Noun , neuter
matter, duty, concern, business, case, situation, act, deed
фейерве́рк [fye-yer-vyérk] Noun , masculine
пода́рок [pa-dá-rak] Noun , masculine , plural - пода́рки
gift, present
снегови́к [snee-ga-véek] Noun , masculine
снегу́рочка [snye-gú-rach-ka] Noun , feminine
Snow Maiden (granddaughter of grandfather Frost)
рождество́ [razh-deest-vó] Noun , neuter
ёлка [yól-ka] Noun , feminine
firtree, New Year's/Christmas tree
самоу́чка [sa-ma-úch-ka] Noun , masculine or feminine
self-taught person
тря́пка [tryáp-ka] Noun , feminine
shred, rag, duster, mop; wimp, doormat
улы́бка [u-lýp-ka] Noun , feminine
зе́ркало [zyér-ka-la] Noun , neuter
mirror
идти [eed-tée] Noun , imperfective
to go, to walk