Verbs

In this Grammar section we'll talk about Russian verbs. The verb is a part of speech that denotes an action or a process stage (physical movements in space, physical and mental states, alternations etc). It uses the categories of mood, time and person: приехали, напишет, нарисовал бы, приходите! (have arrived, will write, would have painted, come!). Every verb has all or some of these categories.Verbs also reflect grammatical gender and number but these are not verb-specific categories.

Past Tense verbs are formed :

  1. by adding suffix to the stem of infinitive: шить -шил (to saw-sawn)
  2. by changing form altogether: идти - шел (to go - went)

Suffix -л could be omitted in some forms of masculine gender (zero suffix):

The Person is a grammatical category of the Verb indicating the doer of the action. It only exists in the future and present tenses of the indicative mood.

Verbs in the Indicative mood have 3 tenses. The Tense of the Verb is a grammatical

category that shows relation of the action expessed by a verb to the moment of speech.

 

The mood is one of a set of distinctive verb forms that are used to express modality. There are 3 moods in Russian: the Indicative, Subjunctive and Imperative.

The mood is one of a set of distinctive verb forms that are used to express modality. There are 3 moods in Russian: the Indicative, Subjunctive and Imperative.

The mood is one of a set of distinctive verb forms that are used to express modality. There are 3 moods in Russian: the Indicative, Subjunctive and Imperative.

The Voice is a grammatical category of the verb denoting relations between the Subject (Action perforner) and

Object of an action (to which the action is applied). Just like in English there are Active and Passive Voices.

The verb is a part of speech that denotes an action or a process state (physical movements in space, physical and moral states, alternations etc). It uses the categories of вида залога наклонения time and лица: приехали, напишет, нарисовал бы, приходите! (have arrived, will write, would have painted, come! ). Every verb has all or some of these categories.Varbs also have gender and number but these are not verb-spesific categories.

Verb conjugation modifies the verb in person and number, gender (in the past tense and the subjunctive mood), and voices.Conjugational Verbs have forms of person, number and gender, time and mood, while unconjunctional - the infinative, the participle, and the adverbial participle