Russian nouns

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наде́жда [na-dyézh-da] Noun , feminine
расчёска [ras-chyós-ka] Noun , feminine
ве́ник [vyé-neek] Noun , masculine
broom, besom; twigs (for sauna/banya)
дере́вня [dee-ryév-nya] Noun , feminine
обезбо́ливающее [a-beez-bó-lee-va-yu-schye-ye] Noun , neuter
painkiller
фигня́ [feeg-nyá] Noun , feminine
(slang) nonsense; trash, junk; mess; thingy; something small and not important
уша́нка [u-shán-ka] Noun , feminine
cap with ear-flaps
колле́га [ka-lyé-ga] Noun , masculine or feminine
colleague, coworker
моро́женое [ma-ró-zhee-na-ye] Noun , neuter
теле́жка [tee-lyésh-ka] Noun , feminine
shopping cart / trolley
гриб [greep] Noun , masculine
mushroom; fungus
причи́на [pree-chée-na] Noun , feminine
cause, reason, motive
рекла́ма [reek-lá-ma] Noun , feminine
пощёчина [pa-schyó-chee-na] Noun , feminine
slap in the face
самооблада́ние [sa-ma-ab-la-dá-nee-ye] Noun , neuter
self-control, composure
гром [grom] Noun , masculine
ито́г [ee-tók] Noun , masculine
result, sum, total
барда́к [bar-dák] Noun , masculine
mess, jumble, clutter
поведе́ние [pa-vee-dyé-nee-ye] Noun , neuter
behavior
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

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